Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

RELI 534 001 (CRN: 13905)

RELIGION & POLITICS IN AFRICA

Long Title: RELIGION AND POLITICS IN AFRICA
Department: Religion
Instructor: Bongmba, Elias K.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR HUM 120 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 4
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 3-DEC-2021 4:55AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: Course explores interdisciplinary perspectives on religion and politics in Africa focusing on indigenous religious, Christianity, and Islam. Readings will reflect theoretical perspectives, historical developments, regional angels, and contemporary issues such as sharia, gender, and reconciliation as political options. RELI 534 requires additional reading, review a book on the subject, and write a 25 page research paper. Cross-list: RELI 424. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 534 if student has credit for RELI 424.