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30719 Africa: An Interdisciplinary Survey   NEW!

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to surveying the rich diversity and complexity of Africa. The goal: to dispel the myths and misunderstandings than many Westerners have about the continent. We’ll begin with a brief introduction to Africa’s many countries, including aspects of geography, economics, politics, sociology, and global connection. We’ll then discuss governance and leadership within Africa, its opportunities and challenges as illustrated by case studies from specific regions and countries. The course also will shed light on the economic and social impact of COVID–19 in Africa.

 

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Schedule: 6 sessions | Tu 3/23/2021–4/27/2021 |  10:00 AM–11:30 AM | Online |
Course Leader(s): Celestine Ogboh Siameh

Seats Available: -29

 

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