Spring 2022

Christianity and Islam in Africa

Listed in: Black Studies, as BLST-210  |  History, as HIST-210  |  Religion, as RELI-220

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Olufemi O. Vaughan (Section 01)

Description

(Offered as BLST 210 [A] HIST 210 [AF] and RELI 220) The course will examine the central role of Christianity and Islam in pre-colonial, colonial, and postcolonial African societies. Focusing on case studies from West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, and Southern Africa, course lectures will explore the following issues in African religious, social, and political history: Christianity, Islam, and African indigenous belief systems; Muslim reformist movements in West African societies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; mission Christianity and African societies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; Christianity, Islam, and colonialism in Africa; Christianity, Islam, and politics in postcolonial African states.

Spring semester. Professor Vaughan.

Keywords

Attention to Issues of Class, Attention to Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Attention to Issues of Race, Attention to Speaking, Attention to Writing

Offerings

2022-23: Offered in Spring 2023
Other years: Offered in Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Spring 2022