CULTURES OF AFRICA
Session
Academic Term
Class Number
27949
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
8/27/2021 - 12/10/2021
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
This course explores the traditional cultures and societies of Africa from prehistoric to modern times. Emphasis is on the conditions prior to contemporary changes but some attention is given to modern developments. Concern is with the variety of cultures on the continent. How people make a living. What family life is like? How disputes are settled, and religion. Through lectures, films, and readings, the student gets a feeling for life in this fascinating part of the world.
Class Attributes
DSAS Cross-Cult. Awareness General Ed. Requirement
DSAS Diversity General Ed. Requirement
DSAS Geographic Region General Ed. Requirement
DSAS Social Science General Ed. Requirement
SCI Polymathic Contexts: Global&Cross Cul GE. Req.
African Studies
Class Details
Instructor(s)
Eric Beeko
Meets
TuTh 9:30AM - 10:45AM
Meeting Dates
08/27/2021 - 12/10/2021
Room
4165 Wesley W Posvar Hall
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Textbooks to be determined
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
30
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
30
Unrestricted Seats
0
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
20