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Africa Diasporas in the Americas

BCS/MSS 7790
Semester Credit Hours Faculty Modality Meeting Time Location

Fall 2022

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Spring 2023

3

W. Udotong

In-Person & Remote-Live

F: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Sa: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Jan 20 & 21; Feb 3 & 4; Mar 3 & 4; Apr 14 & 15

ASH & ONL

Summer 2023

N/A

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This course is a theoretical, conceptual, and thematic introduction to the African diaspora in the Americas. The forced transatlantic slave trade to colonies in the Americas will be examined. Focus shall be given to the historical significance of the post -1965 immigration of Africans to the USA Americas. The course shall explore the South-North migration and African immigrant religion in the Americas and the United States in Particular. Themes to be covered include: Africa diaspora identity, religion, reverse mission, and contribution to the Americas.

Course objectives include the following:
1. Document the history of the African diaspora in the Americas
2. Explain the history and nature of the transatlantic slave trade
3. Explain the significance of the post-1965 immigration and its impact on African migration
4. Examine contemporary South North migration to the Global North
5. Analyze the identity of the African Diaspora
6. Analyze African immigrant religion in the Americas
7. Describe the contribution of African Diaspora in the Americas.

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites required.