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Honours BASc (Interdisciplinary Studies Major with Concentration in International Conflict and Human Rights) (O) - Global Africa

English 3935 Global Africa
A study of twentieth and twenty-first century English-language literature and cultural expression from Africa and the Black diaspora. Texts will include literature, film and/or music from throughout the Black world, including Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Topics to be covered may include the cultural legacies of slavery and colonialism, the negritude movement, pan-Africanism, the Harlem renaissance, apartheid, civil rights, the Black Atlantic, the development and use of new versions of English language, and Black popular cultures.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Two FCEs in English, including at least one half-course at the second-year level, or permission of the Chair of the Department

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: English 3935 counts toward fulfillment of the Area 3 requirement.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities