AAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
Fall 2022, Section 007
Instruction Mode: Section 007 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Description

From The Lion King to Black Panther, representations of Zulu music, dress, warriors, and kings appear frequently in pop culture. Long before international blockbusters, however, the image and reputation of Zulu king Shaka and his army featured in the stories of travelers and traders, settler colonists and imperialists, cultural revivalists and freedom fighters in South Africa and beyond. In this course, we explore the history of the Zulu Kingdom from its nineteenth-century origins into the present, and trace the ways discourse from colonial political communiques to Afrofuturism have drawn on stories of the famed empire and its kings to symbolize Africa, for better or worse.

Course Requirements:

Exams and paper

Schedule

AAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
25585
Closed
0
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
28954
Open
10
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
007 (SEM)
 In Person
34542
Closed
0
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
008 (SEM)
 In Person
35241
Open
13
 
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M 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: This section of this class will be taught at the UM Detroit Center. Transportation provided.
009 (SEM)
 In Person
35308
Open
9
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
010 (SEM)
 In Person
35459
Open
8
 
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W 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: All classes will be taught at the UM Detroit Center. Transportation provided.
011 (SEM)
 In Person
35929
Open
8
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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