NEW450Y1: African Studies Honours Research Seminar

Hours: 
24S

This honours research seminar required of all specialists and majors in African Studies offers critical explorations of the genealogy of African Studies, the transnational study of Africa, Africa’s place in a globalized world, the historical, intellectual and institutional contexts of Africanist knowledge production, its dissemination and consumption in Africa, Europe, the Americas and emerging academic sites in Asia. It engages with the paradigm shifts and vibrant scholarly and epistemic debates across disciplines and geographies as well as unfolding events, public discourses, geopolitics, African popular cultures and the reimagining of African futures through canonical, emergent scholarship and creative media and emphasizes students’ original and creative research explorations, engaged praxis and search for alternative theorizing and epistemologies.

Prerequisite: 

NEW150Y1/​NEW250Y1/​400-level Group A Course

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)