Dec 06, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 3810 - Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa


Survey of cultural diversity present in Sub-Saharan Africa with emphasis on application of anthropological theory and method to understanding of particular sociocultural systems; analysis of sociocultural change in response to colonialism and globalization.

Requisites: ANTH 1010
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply cultural anthropology concepts and theory to the study of cultural phenomena and socio-cultural systems.
  • Compare social, political, religious and economic institutions across the region.
  • Conduct comparative analyses of socio-cultural systems.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of selected socio-cultural systems.
  • Develop the ability to critically analyze ethnographic scholarship on Africa.
  • Develop the ability to think critically about colonial legacies, the workings of contemporary states, and global processes.



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