Professor: Jim Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org). Office: 519 Main Hall
Office hours: WF 8-9am & MWF 10-11am (Tel: 436-2168)
My responsibility: Deliver interesting lectures, maintain regular office hours, write fair examinations and provide written feedback.
Your responsibility: Read the text before class, participate intelligently in class, pass two essay examinations and pass one map test.
Grades: The first and second examinations are worth 30% of your final grade, the map test is worth 20%, and class participation is worth 20%.
|Sep 2||Introduction; colonial Africa||none|
|Sep 9||Africa labor and the costs of empire||Cooper (1-386)|
|Sep 16||Decolonization by legal means||Cooper (387-end)|
|Sep 23||Decolonization by violent means||Maloba (all)|
|Sep 30||Economic challenge of independence||Rapley (5-133)|
|Oct 7||Political challenge of independence||Rapley (135-165)|
|Oct 14||FIRST EXAM|
|Oct 21||Women in East & Southern Africa||Berger/White (1-61)|
|Oct 28||Women in West & Central Africa||Berger/White (62-129), film "Finzan"|
|Nov 4||MAP TEST & Militarization of Africa||To be announced|
|Nov 11||Case Study: Sierra Leone||Richards (all)|
|Nov 18||Case study: Cameroon||Film "Afrique, Je te plumerai"|
|Nov 25||THANKSGIVING BREAK|
|Dec 2||Case study: South Africa||Film "Mapantsula"|
|Dec 9||Summary and conclusions|
|Dec 1?||SECOND EXAMINATION|