Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

HIST 204 - THE IDEA OF AFRICA

Long Title: THE IDEA OF AFRICA
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Traces Western perceptions of Africa as a geographic, political and racial entity, from ancient times to the present day through a variety of media, including ancient texts, travelogues, maps, slave narratives, novels, films, museum exhibits in Houston, and journalists' reports. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HIST 204 if student has credit for FSEM 155/HIST 155.