HIST275 - ISLAM & SOC'TY IN AFRICA

Description: 
This course is designed to provide the students with a broad understanding of the history of Islam in Africa. The focus will be mostly on West Africa, but we will also look at developments in other regions of the continent. We will examine the process of islamization in Africa and the interplay between Islam and the African traditional religions and customs. Topics include conversion, Islamic education and literacy, the status of women, Muslim response to European colonial domination, Islamic mysticism, and the contemporary development of Sunni movements.
Instructors: 
BABOU, CHEIKH
Day and Time: 

TR 1030AM-1200PM

Room: 

COLLEGE HALL 217

Activity: 
LEC
Cross Listings: 
  • AFRC274401
  • AFST274401
Syllabus: 
Registration Notes: 
CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS