Survey of African history from the end of the trans-Atlantic slave trade to the present, emphasizing major trends in economic, political, and social life in colonial and post-colonial Africa. Introduces students to critical historical debates and a range of historical artifacts including oral histories, African literature, and popular culture.
Fulfills a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: Africa).
Satisfies the Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Satisfies a requirement in the International Studies interdisciplinary minor.
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement.