Hist2511 - 1 Introduction to African History (Hist 2511)...

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Introduction to African History (Hist 2511) Fall 2011 Section 001 MWF 12:00-12:50 Tuttleman 307AB Instructor: Teshale Tibebu Office: 840 Gladfelter Office Hours: MWF, 11:00-11:50 Office Telephone: 215 204 5728 E-mail: teshale.tibebu@temple.edu Disability Disclosure Any student who needs accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact me privately to discuss the specific situation as soon as possible. Contact Disability Resources and Services at 215 204 1280 in Ritter Annex to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. Academic Freedom policy Freedom to teach and freedom to learn are inseparable facets of academic freedom. Course Description This course is an introduction to the study of African history. History is the record of human activities transmitted to posterity in written and/or oral form. Since Africa is the continent with the longest human habitation, African history is the oldest human history. Africa is perhaps the most misunderstood and misrepresented continent. People in the West get their information about Africa from the mass media, especially television. What they see is often negative and distressing. Famine, war, corruption, incompetence, genocide, etc., these are the images of Africa that come to people’s homes. The only positive image of Africa seems to be its natural beauty. Africa’s place in modern history, especially during slavery and colonialism,
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