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Comparative Literature

CLT 100 Introduction to Comparative Literature: The Pleasures of Reading
Topics Course: Cannibals, Witches and Virgins

CLT 205 Twentieth-Century Literatures of Africa

 

CLT 266 Studies in South African Literature and Film. Topic:
South African Literature and Film Since 1948

CLT 271 Writing in Translation: Bilingualism in the Post-Colonial Novel

French

FRN 230 Women Writers of Africa and the Caribbean

FRN 252 French Cinema
Topics Course: Cities of Light: Urban Spaces in Francophone Film

 

FRN 262 After Algeria: Revolution, Republic and Rave in Modern France

 

FRN 380 Topics in French Cultural Studies
Topics Course: French Travel Writing and Self-Discovery

 

First-Year Seminar

FYS 165 Childhood in African Literature

Music

MUS 220 Topics in World Music: African Popular Music

Africana Studies

AFR 218 History of Southern Africa (1600 to about 1900)

AFR 370 Seminar: Modern Southern Africa

History

HST 257 Early African History

HST 258 Modern Africa

HST 259 Aspect of African History. Topics course.

Anthropology

ANT 229 Africa and the Environment

ANT 271 Globalization and Transnationalism in Africa

 

Economics

ECO 214 Economies of the Middle East and North Africa

ECO 311 Topics in Economic Development: The Political Economy of Development in Africa

Government

GOV 227 Contemporary African Politics

GOV 233 Problems in Political Development

 

GOV 257 Colloquium: Refugee Politics