Sep 22, 2019  
Catalogue 2019-2020 
    
Catalogue 2019-2020
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AFRS 141 - Tradition, History and the African Experience


1 unit(s)
(Same as HIST 141 ) From ancient stone tools and monuments to oral narratives and colonial documents, the course examines how the African past has been recorded, preserved, and transmitted over the generations. It looks at the challenges faced by the historian in Africa and the multi-disciplinary techniques used to reconstruct and interpret African history. Various texts, artifacts, and oral narratives from ancient times to the present are analyzed to see how conceptions and interpretations of African past have changed over time. Ismail Rashid.

Open only to first-year students; satisfies the college requirement for a First-Year Writing Seminar.

Not offered in 2019/20.



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