Our third preview of an Interim or Spring 2020 class takes us into one of political science professor Andy Bramsen’s fields of expertise.
POS/HIS329 African Politics
Days/Times: TR 2:05-3:20pm in Spring 2020
Prerequisite: POS202U Intro to International Relations or POS205 Intro to Comparative Politics (recommended)
• Major option: History (Global category or elective); Social Studies Education (content area elective); Digital Humanities (Humanities core elective); Political Science (Comparative category or elective); International Relations (political science/history elective); Business & Political Science (area elective)
• Minor option: History, Political Science
Complete the sentence: Students should consider taking this course ____________.
What’s a big question that you’re asking in this course?
Which historical individual or group are you most excited for students to meet in this course?
It’s a hard call because African political history is filled with intriguing figures. But as someone who grew up as a missionary kid in Senegal, I always enjoy introducing students to Leopold Senghor, the rare person who was both a true intellectual and served as president of his country.