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Current Classes/Spring 2020

For information about the program please contact: Maria Lima, Professor of English, Welles 225 A (  or Catherine Adams, Associate Professor of History, Sturges 6 (

**If you are a non-English major interested in an English class, or a non-History major interested in a History class, please see the instructor as soon as possible to take care of pre-requisite forms.


DANC 203-01 & 203-02: Jazz Dance II-Lec/Stu Mark A. Broomfield T & Th 4:00-4:25pm & 4:30-5:25 and  Schrader Gymnasium | Room 152  

ENGL 431: Expulsion & The Housing Crisis Beth A. McCoy M & W 10:30am-12:10pm Welles 119 

ENGL 468: Hip-hop Culture & Contemporary Literature Kristen J. Gentry T & Th 10:30am-12:10pm Welles 216

 FREN 477: SrSm/French &Francophone Cinema Kodijo, Adabra  M 4:00-6:30pm Welles 210 

HIST 267-01: S/U/Women & US Social Movements Catherine J. Adams  W & F 10-11:15 in Sturges 109

This course will explore the role of women in selected social movements with particular attention to how women's involvements often leads to subsequent movements for women's rights. Possible areas of emphasis include the connections between the 19th century abolitionist movement and the subsequent women's rights/woman suffrage movement or the connections between the modern Civil Rights Movement and the women's liberation movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Not offered on a regular basis

HIST 301-01: Interp. in Hist.: African Hist. to 1850 Amanda Lewis-Nang'ea  M & W  12:30-02:10 in Sturges 109

In this class we will examine Africa's centrality to world history in the pre-modern and early modern eras. The course will focus on the diversity of the African experience throughout the continent using themes such as the development of kingdoms and states, regional and local power dynamics, cultural change and continuity, gender, environmental impacts, and trade relationships between Africa and the rest of the world. The course will be an historiographic examination of how historians and scholars have written about the African past.

GEOG 263-01: M/Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa Jessica L. Gilbert | T 4:00-6:30pm in Bailey 204

This course provides a systematic analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa’s changing landscape, including the study of culture, social well-being, population, urbanization, environment, politics, and economics. The course will also focus on post-colonial development issues associated with globalization and regional integration, with special attention to issues of equality and culture change. Current events will be placed into a locational context in an attempt to understand the interrelationships among people, cultures, economies, and the environment within Africa, and between Africa and the rest of the world. Prerequisites: GEOG 102 or GEOG 111 and GEOG 112 or GEOG 123 or permission of instructor. Not offered on a regular basis.

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