Course Schedule- African Diaspora

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 African Diaspora Course Schedule


Week Date                      Reading (Text Chapter)  Special Activity 
      Assignment Due
1 8/30-9/3 Introduction to Course, Diaspora Studies, and Africa    
2 9/6-9/10 Prehistory in Africa (1) Monday-Labor Day Holiday 
3 9/13-9/17 The African Society before Slavery (2)  
4 9/20-9/24 Slave Trade and the New Order (3) Exam I 
5 9/27-10/1 Beginning of a New Experience (4)   
6 10/4-10/8 Africans in North American Colonies (5)  
7 10/11-10/15 Blacks in the American Revolution (6) Exam II
8 10/18-10/22 Fall Break. No Class Thurday-Friday: Fall Break
9 10/25-10/29 Slavery in a new Nation (7)   
10 11/1-11/5 The Young Black Community (8)   
11 11/8-11/12 Westward Black Communities (9)  Exam III 
12 11/15-11/19 The Slavery Issue- before and during the Civil War (10,11)

Nov 18th: Socciety and Law forum in Station 82 at 2pm-4pm. Attendance required.

Friday- Last Day to withdraw

13 11/22-11/26 Thanksgiving Holiday. No Class Wednesday-Friday- Thanksgiving Holiday
14 11/29-12/3 Black Community in Reconstruction (12)  Dec 3rd: Symposium on Africa in Amphitheater at 1pm-3pm, followed by cultural performance. Attendance required.
15 12/6-12/10 Final Examination (Friday 5 PM)  Final Examination & Commencement Ceremony

Text. Salem. The Journey- A History of the African American Experience

PLEASE NOTE: Course Schedule is subject to change with notice. It is the student's responsibility to be in class and keep track of any schedule changes