AAS 103 - First Year Social Science Seminar
Section: 001 Reading Africa: Critical Perspectives on Popular Development Books
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
(Cross-Area Courses). May not be included in a major.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The purpose of this course is to explore cities in contemporary Africa. Themes addressed in the course include the spatial dynamics of city-building and -unbuilding, the mix of recent arrivals and long-time residents, the differential inclusion of immigrants and newcomers, the relationship between formal employment and informal economies, the cosmopolitan impulse of new office complexes and upscale malls, new modes of urban governance, policing and security, and the installation of infrastructure.

Course Requirements:

Grades are based on take-home examinations and a term paper.

Intended Audience:

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Class Format:

The course combines lectures and discussions with film and visual representations.

AAS 103 - First Year Social Science Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
18Enrollment Management
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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