Acting Director: 
Dr. Evelyn Julmisse


Delany Hall, Rm. 125
Phone: (718) 997-2845
Fax:     (718) 997-2855
Email:  evelyn.julmisse@qc.cuny.edu

Courses

As an interdisciplinary program, in addition to the courses listed below, Africana Studies offers students relevant courses in other departments and programs to satisfy the requirements for a major or minor in Africana Studies. Cross-listed and cross-referenced courses appear each semester in the Registration Guide and Schedule of Classes.


101. Survey of African Civilization I. 3 hr.; 3 cr.
An interdisciplinary survey of African civilization from the earliest times to the sixteenth century.

102. Survey of African Civilization II. 3 hr.; 3 cr.
An interdisciplinary survey of African civilization from the sixteenth century to the present.

201. Introduction to Black Culture. 3 hr.; 3 cr.
An exploration of the specific cultures of West Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States.

202. The Black Urban Experience. 3 hr.; 3 cr.
Prereq: AFST 101 and 102 or permission of instructor.
An interdisciplinary study of the experience of African Americans in urban areas from World War I to the present.

203. Caribbean Literature. 3 hr.; 3 cr.
Prereq: Sophomore standing or permission of instructor.
An examination of ways in which writers of the Caribbean address questions of cultural and national identity in their poetry, fiction, essays, and drama.

234. Black Women Writers. 3 hr.; 3 cr.
Prereq.: Sophomore standing or permission of the instructor.
A comparative study of women writers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States that explores the ways in which these writers re-envision history and challenge traditional concepts of gender, race, and class.

300. Seminar in Africana Studies. 3 hr.; 3 cr.
Prereq.: Junior standing and permission of instructor.
Topics to be announced.



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