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
|A1||Ngom||PLS 512||TR 12:30 pm-2:00 pm||proprietary