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University of the South - Sewanee

 

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Easter Semester--2018
Jan 17, 2018
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AMST 255 - Imagining Africa
This course examines popular notions of Africa and its relationship to a global African diaspora. Literature is used to question how Africa has served historically as a metaphor for exoticism, sexuality, and savagery in western discourse and, in the contemporary world, as an imagined site of seemingly insoluble problems such as genocide, famine, and the collapse of the state.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Humanities, Non-Languages Division
American Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Africa and African Diaspora, African & Afric-Amer Studies, American Studies

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