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140220 KU Current Research Trends and Concepts in African Studies (2019S)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 20 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 05.03. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 19.03. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 26.03. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 02.04. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 09.04. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 30.04. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 07.05. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 14.05. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 21.05. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 28.05. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 04.06. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 18.06. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10
Tuesday 25.06. 15:00 - 17:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 4 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-10

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In this course, students are introduced to the major trends, directions, and debates in contemporary African studies, and asked to critically examine the most important nuances of the debates based on primary and secondary data and analyses.
Format of Class meetings: Class interaction will be in the form of lectures, student presentations, debates in class, computer-based electronic communications, and demonstrations of fundamental issues.
COURSE INTRODUCTION

In this course, students are introduced to the major trends, directions, and debates in contemporary African studies, and asked to critically examine the most important nuances of the debates based on primary and secondary data and analyses.
Pre-requisite and follow-up: First degree in African studies or a related area.

Assessment and permitted materials

A term paper on current trends in African studies; plus a student input on one of the session, written up in 2-3 pages.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active participation during all class sessions will be the key.

Examination topics

Reading list

References:

- Two key books or articles from linguistics/literatures/humanities
- Two key books or articles on history and society/social sciences

Further references will be announced in the course.

Association in the course directory

GMF

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