HIS486H1: Writing and Masculinity in Africa

Hours

24S

Introduces African cultural and intellectual history via a series of important primary texts.  These texts provide important insights into the gendered nature of African intellectual movements for liberation as well as wider political discourses.  It examines how these authors developed and deployed concepts such as authenticity, modernity, nation, and personhood.

Prerequisite
HIS391Y or an equivalent course in African history
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)