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2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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.

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

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Prerequisites: ANTH1102 >= C or ANTH2011 >= C or ANTH2011H >= C
Repeat Status: No
Schedule Type: Lecture, Lecture/Supervised Lab/Clinic, Lecture/Unsupervi Lab/Clinic, Seminar - Small Group, Supervised Lab/Clinic, Unsupervised Lab/Clinic, Independent Study, Directed Study (one-to-one), Asynchronous Instruction, Practice Teaching, Internship/Practicum, Thesis, Dissertation


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