African and African-American Studies Summer Courses

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AFAM 1600 L11 - Understanding Historical Change: Africa
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

This course introduces students to major themes in Africa's complex history, including early human origins; religion; trade networks; slavery and the slave trade; colonialism; and liberation struggles. We will explore Africa as an idea and field of study, by attending to the major debates that have shaped historical writing about Africa. Significant class time will be devoted to developing student writing and public speaking skills through individual and group presentations, revision writing, and peer review.

CRN: 13705
Instructor: Idris, Amir
3 credits

Fordham course attributes: GLBL, HC, HIST, INST, IPE, ISAF, ISIN, ISLA, ISME, MEST, PJRC, PJST


AFAM 3150 V11 - Caribbean Peoples and Culture
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 10:00AM - 12:59 PM

An examination of the historical, cultural and contemporary characteristics of various ethnic groups in the Caribbean. Special attention will be devoted to Afro-West Indians.

Canceled
Instructor: Maddox, Tyesha
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, ADVD, AMCS, AMST, APPI, ASHS, ASSC, GLBL, HIGH, HIST, HIUL, INST, IPE, ISAF, ISIN, ISLA, LALS, LASS, URST

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.