Fall 2023 Middle East GU4160 section 001

Major Debates in the Study of Africa


Call Number 15312
Day & Time
R 12:10pm-2:00pm
101 Knox Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Mahmood Mamdani
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course will focus on key debates that have shaped the study of Africa in the post-colonial African academy. We will cover six key debates: Historiography; Slavery: Premodern and Modern; State Formation; Colonialism and Difference; Nationalism; Political Identity and Political Violence The approach will be multi-disciplinary. To the extent possible, readings will be illustrative of different sides in the debate.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 7 students (15 max) as of 5:07PM Sunday, July 21, 2024
Subject Middle East
Number GU4160
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Section key 20233MDES4160W001