AFRO 006 Fall 2011 Mid Term Power Point

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FOR IN-CLASS REVIEW ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 MID-TERM:  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 8:10 A.M., MACKEY HALL  AUDITORIUM Introduction to Afro American  Studies I Mid Term Review 
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Frameworks Know and be able to explain: The 6 Conceptual Categories The 6 Framing Questions The 24 Hour Clock Analogy [and where the contemporary era  and the pyramid age fit] The 4 Parts of the Bi-Weekly Research-Format Essay “Mbongi” and its Elements: Lemba, Lusanga, Boko, Kioto, Boko
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Framing Question 1 What is Africana Studies [from syllabus]? What is “translation and recovery” and what is its  relationship to Africana Studies? What are some of the major ways that human beings  “inscribe meaning” in texts and practices?  How does the  use of the “grammar” and “vocabulary” of memory create  the possibility of rituals of narrative identity  reinforcement [e.g. family reunions, holidays, etc.]? How does the Ki-Congo Cosmograph reflect an  orientation to time/space, narrative and  repetition/improvisation [from AWHP Essay] What are the 3 Ground Rules of Intellectual Work [be  able to explain each, from syllabus]
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Framing Question 2 What are the seven levels of human social organization? Basic demographic information on contemporary Africa [e.g. population, average age]
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