Literacy and Islam in Africa

CAS AN 532

Examines the Islamization of Africa and the development of local literary traditions. Students learn about the sources of knowledge called Ajami (African texts written in the Arabic script) and gain a deeper understanding of the spread of Islam and its Africanization throughout the continent. Selected texts written by enslaved Africans in the Americas are also examined.

FALL 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Ngom PLS 512 TR 12:30 pm-2:00 pm proprietary

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