CLCIV 121 - First-year Seminar in Classical Civilization (Composition)
Section: 001 Africa, Race, and Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Course Note:
This course addresses a wide range of topics from the ancient Greek and Roman cultures. These are studied for their ideas, literary values, and as illustrations of socio-historical and other historical and intellectual developments important for the understanding of the ancient and modern world, their achievements and problems.
Requirements & Distribution:
FYSem, WorldLit
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Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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In this course we suggest that the idea of Africa was fabricated in classical antiquity by non-African peoples. We shall study this idea of Africa as it relates to questions of identity, race, and ethnicity, both ancient and present. Readings are selected from ancient and modern texts.

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CLCIV 121 - First-year Seminar in Classical Civilization (Composition)
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001 (REC)
MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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Please contact the instructor with any questions on textbooks or aspects of the course: Prof. Paolo Asso, Thank you.
ISBN: 0882580892
Africa and Africans as seen by classical writers, Author: ed. by Joseph E. Harris., Publisher: Howard University Press 1st pbk. e 1981
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