Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015

     

HIST 231 001 (CRN: 11866)

AFRICAN HIST:NORTH/WEST/CENT

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN HISTORY: NORTH, WEST, AND CENTRAL AFRICA: EARLY TIMES TO PRESENT
Department: History
Instructor: Staller, Jared G.
Meeting: 12:00PM - 12:50PM MWF HUM 118 (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 27-JAN-2022 5:08PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
 
Description: History of societies of North, West, and West-Central Africa, earliest times to the present. Through primary sources like archaeological remains, royal epics, Arabic manuscripts, travelogues, and personal narratives, we explore the rise of kingdoms, spread of Islam, slave trade, colonialism, and independence, and themes like mobility, the environment, and corruption.