MINOR PROGRAM IN AFRICAN STUDIES (ARTS)

Program Coordinator: Marishka Pereira (416) 208-4811 Email: marishka.pereira@utoronto.ca

Program Requirements
Students must complete 4.0 credits, 1.0 credit of which must be at the C- or D-level

1. 1.0 credit as follows:
AFSA01H3/​HISA08H3 Africa in the World: An Introduction
AFSB01H3/​HISB52H3 African Religious Traditions Through History

2. 1.0 credit from the following (students should check course descriptions for prerequisites):
AFSA03H3/​IDSA02H3 Experiencing Development in Africa
AFSB05H3/​ANTB05H3 Culture and Society in Africa
AFSB50H3/​HISB50H3 Africa in the Era of the Slave Trade
AFSB51H3/​HISB51H3 Africa from the Colonial Conquests to Independence
AFSB54H3/​HISB54H3 Africa in the Postcolonial Era
AFSC30H3/​HISC96H3 Language and Society in the Arab World
AFSC52H3/​HISC52H3/​VPHC52H3 Ethiopia: Seeing History
AFSC53H3/​WSTC10H3 Gender and Critical Development
AFSC55H3/​HISC55H3 War and Society in Modern Africa
AFSC70H3/​HISC70H3 The Caribbean Diaspora
AFSC97H3/​HISC97H3 Women and Power in Africa
AFSD07H3/​IDSD07H3 Extractive Industries in Africa
AFSD51H3/​HISD51H3 Southern Africa: Colonial Rule, Apartheid and Liberation
AFSD52H3/​HISD52H3 East African Societies in Transition
AFSD53H3/​GASD53H3/​HISD53H3 Africa and Asia in the First World War

3. 2.0 credits from the following list (students should check course descriptions for prerequisites):

Note: Though not required, students are encouraged to specialize in one of the areas of concentration below.

Africa the Continent
AFSA03H3/​IDSA02H3 Experiencing Development in Africa (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSB05H3/​ANTB05H3 Culture and Society in Africa (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSB50H3/​HISB50H3 Africa in the Era of the Slave Trade (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSB51H3/​HISB51H3 Africa from the Colonial Conquests to Independence (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSB54H3/​HISB54H3 Africa in the Postcolonial Era (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSC52H3/​HISC52H3/​VPHC52H3 Ethiopia: Seeing History (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSC53H3/​WSTC10H3 Gender and Critical Development (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSC55H3/​HISC55H3 War and Society in Modern Africa (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSC97H3/​HISC97H3 Women and Power in Africa (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSD07H3/​IDSD07H3 Extractive Industries in Africa (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSD51H3/​HISD51H3 Southern Africa: Colonial Rule, Apartheid and Liberation (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSD52H3/​HISD52H3 East African Societies in Transition (if not used in Requirement 2)
AFSD53H3/​GASD53H3/​HISD53H3 Africa and Asia in the First World War (if not used in Requirement 2)
(ANTC06H3) African Cultures and Societies II: Case Studies
ENGB22H3 Contemporary Literature from Africa
ENGD08H3 Topics in African Literature
GGRC25H3 Land Reform and Development
HISD50H3 Southern Africa: Conquest and Resistance, 1652-1900
POLC80H3 International Relations of Africa
VPHB50H3 Africa through the Photographic Lens
(VPHB65H3) Exhibiting Africa: Spectacle and the Politics of Representation
Note: We that students interests in courses from the above customer expanded their language skills in Swahili

The Black Diaspora
AFSC70H3/​HISC70H3 The Caribbean Diaspora (if not used in Requirement 2)
ENGB17H3 Contemporary Literature from the Caribbean
ENGC14H3 Black Canadian Literature
ENGD13H3 Rap Poetics
(ENGD61H3) James Baldwin, the African American Experience, and the Liberal Imagination
FREB28H3 The Francophone World
FREB35H3 Francophone Literature
FREC47H3 Pidgin and Creole Languages
FREC83H3 Cultural Identities and Stereotypes in the French-Speaking World
HISB02H3 The British Empire: A Short History
HISC08H3 Colonialism on Film
HISC09H3 Pirates of the Caribbean
HISC34H3 Race, Segregation, Protest: South Africa and the United States
HISC39H3 Hellhound on My Trail: Living the Blues in the Mississippi Delta, 1890-1945
HISC68H3 Constructing the Other: Orientalism through Time and Place
HISD70H3 History of Empire and Foods

North Africa and the Middle East
AFSC30H3/​HISC96H3 Language and Society in the Arab World (if not used in Requirement 2)
CLAC05H3 Environment, Society and Economy in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt
ENGC51H3 Contemporary Arab Women Writers
HISC96H3 Language and Society in the Arab World
HISD63H3 The Crusades: I
HISD64H3 The Crusades: II
(LGGA40H3) Introductory Modern Standard Arabic I
(LGGA41H3) Introductory Modern Standard Arabic II
(LGGB42H3) Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I
(LGGB43H3) Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II
(LGGB45H3) Modern Standard Arabic I for Students with Prior Background
POLC96H3 State Formation and Authoritarianism in the Middle East
POLC97H3 Protest Politics in the Middle East
SOCC29H3 Family and Gender in the Middle East
WSTC13H3 Women, Gender and Islam

Africa and Toronto
CITC01H3 Urban Communities and Neighbourhoods Case Study: East Scarborough
FREC10H3 Community-Based Learning in the Francophone Community
GGRC33H3 The Toronto Region
HISC45H3 Immigrants and Race Relations in Canadian History
SOCD21H3 Immigrant Scarborough
WSTB06H3 Women in Diaspora

Note: Not all courses in Requirement #2 and #3 are offered every year.