Introduction to African Literature, CPLT 070
An introduction to African literature in English. Traces the history of African literary traditions from its oral beginnings to the early 2000s. Themes include colonialism across the continent, apartheid in South Africa, politics of post-independence, gender, African aesthetics, and diverse cultures on the continent.
Fall Quarter 2017
Instruction start date: September 28, 2017
Instruction end date: December 8, 2017
Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Riverside, Comparative Literature
Course Credit:Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.
Major Requirement: Upper Division Elective Credit for Comp Lit major
UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Literary and Cultural Analysis
Units toward Degree (see your adviser)
Major Requirement: Satisfies upper-division elective for Comparative & World Literature Major
UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward Humanties/Culture GE or 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; ERC Regional Specialization; Sixth - NAHR;
UC San Francisco:
UC Santa Barbara:
UC Santa Cruz:
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This course requires students to meet online once per week on Wednesday from 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm. Details of the online meeting will be provided by the Instructor.
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