Apr 18, 2019  
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 3817 - African Comparative Cultural Issues

This course seeks to introduce students to an understanding of Africa that reaches beyond the sound bites and stereotypes of the evening news as well as presents the diversity among African cultures. Students will explore both northern and sub-Saharan Africa. The course will consider the impact of colonialism on the formation of contemporary Africa’s geographic political, economic, social and religious landscapes. Students will debate such topics as the relevance of circumcision, polygyny, sexual education, and religious syncretism.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Prerequisites: ANTH1102 >= C or ANTH2011 >= C

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

Repeat Status: No

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