Pan Africanism Thought: From an African Perspective - PASCEP0211 (5 weeks)
History of Pan-African thought is a course intended to provide students with an introductory and extensive understanding of the historical and contemporary significance of Pan-African Thought throughout the African diaspora. The class will analyze the works and thoughts of figures such as Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, Jomo Kenyata, Obafemi awolowo, and others.
By the end of the course, students should be able to:
- Think critically and creatively.
- Properly cite, utilize, and discuss relevant sources.
- Discuss sensitive issues with respect/civility in class discussions.
- Appreciate the rich history of African Thought and the cultural similarities shared by African people across the diaspora.
- Adequately define Pan-Africanism
- Make connections between the numerous Pan-African thinkers that will be discussed throughout the course
This class coincides with:
Introduction to Yoruba- PASCEP0056
(5 Weeks) Wednesday, 5:30PM-7:00PM
This is an elementary course in Yoruba language. Yoruba belongs to the family of the West African: Niger-Congo linguistic grouping. This class will provide each student the chance to discover the linguistic components: the phonetics, morphology, syntax and semantics of Ebonics or its forms. The Yoruba is unique and alive in the epic memories of the Africans in the Americas as seen in Brazil, Cuba, the Caribbean and the United States. This Yoruba class introduces the student to the basic factors of Yoruba linguistics and more.