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History, Politics, and Social Engagement in Southern Africa

GOVT 3394 Politics and History of Southern Africa


Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course takes place in Lusaka, Zambia, and focuses on introducing students to the history and politics of Zambia and more broadly southern Africa. After having introduced students to some basic political and economic analysis of contemporary Africa, It will examine the history of European settlement in southern Africa, the liberation wars and the independence process, Apartheid in south Africa, and post-Apartheid democracy in South Africa. 3 Credits (Student Option)