African and African-American Studies Summer Courses

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ECON-4025-V11 - Bronx Urban Economic Development
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Online: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

In this course, students will use economics, urban studies, and social service policy to examine economic, political, and social issues that impact the local Bronx community. Topics covered will include budgetary policy, education policy, community development/investment, and university/neighborhood relations, among others.

CRN: 14874

Instructor: Combs, Mary Beth
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AFAM, ICC, PJEC, PJST, URST

HIST-1600-L11 - Understanding Historical Change: Africa
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

Introduction to the political, social, economic and institutional history of Africa.

CRN: 14811

Instructor: Idris, Amir
3 credits

Fordham course attributes: AFAM, GLBL, HC, INST, IPE, ISAF, MEST, PJRC, PJST

MEST-3620-V31 - Islam in America
Summer Session III, May 28 - August 6, 2024
Online, Asynchronous

This course will examine the history of Islam and the experience of Muslims in American from the time of the slave trade to the present day. Through a close analysis of both primary and secondary materials, students will explore – through speaking and writing exercises – the rich diversity of US Muslim communities and their multi-faceted contributions to the global umma and the formation of an “American Islam”.

CRN: 15043

Instructor: Kueny, Kathryn
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ADVD, AFAM, AMST, ASHS, EP3, HIUL, ISAC, PLUR, RSCS, THEO, THHC

Classes listed as either Lincoln Center or Rose Hill will meet on-campus only.

Classes listed as "Online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during their scheduled meeting times. Students in different time zones should plan accordingly. Session III online courses are asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus at the times indicated; additional online work will also be required.