IAS 221

Introduction to Africana Studies

International and Area Studies Kennedy Center for International Studies

Course Description

Introduction to the discipline of Africana Studies, focusing on (1) themes that emerge in this field, such as communities and cultures, race and gender, or the legacies of slavery and colonialism, and (2) methods relevant to the study of those themes.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Area Knowledge

Learning Outcome

Students will enhance their knowledge of various approaches to understanding and analyzing Africa, its people, and culture.