Jan 20, 2021  
2015-2016 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Augusta University Undergraduate 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. Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2011.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Prerequisites: ANTH1102 >= C or ANTH2011 >= C

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


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