Pan Africanism

3 credits


Black Studies
College of Arts and Science

(cross-leveled with BL_STU 7773). Geographically this course will focus heavily on Pan-Africanism in the United States and the U.K. as well as Africa and the Caribbean. The course will also touch briefly on Pan-Africanism in Latin America and Asia. In addition to the concept of Pan-Africanism, we will explore related themes such as Black Nationalism, Ethiopianism, and Negritude while situating key figures of the African diaspora within the intellectual genealogy of Pan-African thought. Lectures will be supplemented with documentary films and other multimedia sources. Graded on A-F basis only. Recommended: The department recommends that students complete BL_STU 3977 or another writing intensive course.