Emerging role of middle income countries like China, India and Brazil with South Africa being the only African country belonging to this new cluster.
This class will use the idiom of photography to scrutinize the natural history and culture of Cape Town.
Politics of multilingualism, diversity and hip-hop identity performances and practices in a transforming South Africa.
Possible topics include: South Africa's Democratic Performance, 1994-2016; Evaluating the Truth and Reconciliation Process; Nelson Mandela and the Art of Leadership; South African Politics and Soci
How to make sense of present-day South Africa, its various forms of cultural expression, and what its common project might be.
Critical consideration of core concepts in community engagement.
History of the Xhosa language; understanding Xhosa culture and way of life.
For students intending to engage in community-based research in South Africa in the summer following spring study quarter in Cape Town.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community based research.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community-based research.
Adult learning and its role in community social action; development; service learning.
Process by which the region moved from colonialism/apartheid to majority rule through a series of liberation struggles, and the outcomes of those struggles.
Archaeology, history and ethnography of the aboriginal hunter gatherers of southern Africa, the San people.
Cities in a globalizing world. Themes: challenges posed by globalization; general and specific responses of cities to these challenges; security issues created by globalization and urbanization.
Genocide as a major social and historical phenomenon, contextualized within African history.
Introduction to concept of public health as compared with clinical medicine. Within a public health context, the broad distribution of health problems in sub-Saharan Africa as compared with U.S.
Material and socio-cultural dimensions of the multiple spaces making up South African cities. The gendered, placed, sexual, and racial character of homes, neighborhoods, and cities.
History of South Africa's current water policies and its approach to the management of its water resources, guaranteeing all citizens a "minimum basic quantity of water" - a human right to water -