HIST 5953. The History of Sub-Saharan African Women (Irregular). 3 Hours.

(Formerly HIST 4953.) Introduction to the history of women in Sub-Saharan Africa, starting in the early 18th century through the 20th century. Focus on women and the transatlantic slave trade, women's influence in pre-colonial religious, political, and cultural institutions, and women's experiences under colonial rule and in post-colonial Africa. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both HIST 4953 and HIST 5953.