African Studies (AFST)

AFST 101-6 First-Year Seminar (1 Unit)   Freshman seminars in African Studies are small, writing and discussion-oriented courses geared to the investigation of a specific theme or issue and intended to hone your abilities as a critical thinker and effective writer. WCAS First-Year Seminar

AFST 276-0 African Literature in Translation (1 Unit)   Continental African literature. Content varies. May be repeated for credit with different topic. Taught with COMP_LIT 270-0; may not receive credit for both courses with same topic. Literature Fine Arts Distro Area

AFST 360-SA Culture, Language, and Identity in South Africa (1 Unit)   Introduction to South African populations and cultures through direct experience and representations in history, art, literature, languages, and customs. Discussions of South African cultures and ethnicity, language use and policy, and identity. Restricted to students in Northwestern's South Africa program. Social Behavioral Sciences Distro Area

AFST 390-0 Topics in African Studies (1 Unit)   A general examination of topics relevant to African studies. May be repeated for credit with change of topic. Restricted to students in Northwestern's South Africa program.

AFST 390-SA Topics in African Studies (1 Unit)   A general examination of topics relevant to African studies. May be repeated for credit with change of topic. Restricted to students in Northwestern's South Africa program.

AFST 392-1 Herskovits Undergraduate Research Award (1 Unit)   2-course sequence required for recipients of the Herskovits Undergraduate Research Award. Consecutive enrollment required in AFST 392-2.

AFST 392-2 Herskovits Undergraduate Research Award (1 Unit)   2-course sequence required for recipients of the Herskovits Undergraduate Research Award. Prerequisite: AFST 392-1.

AFST 395-0 Senior Research Seminar (1 Unit)   Capstone seminar addressing both techniques of research and the substance of a significant issue in African studies. Students develop skills at formulating a research topic and organizing research.

AFST 399-0 Independent Study (1 Unit)   May be repeated for credit with change of topic.