AFRICA:PEOPL/ ENV/DEV ISSUES

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Anthropology

Course Number: 
230
Institution: 
Smith College
This course looks at peoples and cultures of Africa with a focus on population, health, and environmental issues on the African continent. The course discusses the origin and growth of human populations, distribution and spread of language and ethnic groups, the variety in food production systems (foraging, fishing, pastoralism, agriculture, industrialism), demographic, health, environmental consequences of slavery, colonialism, and economic globalization, and contemporary problems of drought, famine, and AIDS in Africa. Enrollment limited to 30.
Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
39823-S13

Course Sections

AFRICA:PEOPL/ ENV/DEV ISSUES
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Elliot Fratkin

efratkin@smith.edu

TTh 01:00-02:50

SEELYE 109