African Political Thought

3 credits


Black Studies
College of Arts and Science

This course investigates African political philosophy and debate throughout the period leading to decolonization and the reflective years of thought following independence. Course will focus on individual political thinkers and cultural phenomena beginning with indigenous African theoretical approaches. Topics will include African Nationalism, populism and Marxism, Pan-Africanism, and concludes with contemporary perspectives on democracy, development, and the African State.