AAS 480 - Visual Culture as History in Africa
Section: 001 The Future of Africa's Past: Material Culture, History and Heritage
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Waitlist Notes:
Advisory Prerequisites:
AAS 200 (CAAS 200).
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The course examines the material culture of precolonial African societies as historical “documents,” as evidence of the social, political, religious, and economic processes that shaped these societies. In addition to considering the significance of these things in the past, the course considers what they mean in the present, as heritage.

Course Requirements:

Course components include a midterm exam, a final exam and a research paper.

Intended Audience:

upper level students

Class Format:

Class sessions will include lectures and discussion centered on a core set of readings, supplemented with periodic film and video viewings.

AAS 480 - Visual Culture as History in Africa
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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