Brown University shieldBrown University

Theories of Africana Thought: Intellectual History and Critical Theory

AFRI 2001 S01 [CRN: 17005]

This course will be a close reading of the various ideas, theories and practices of the thinkers, writers, artists and activitists whose work and practices have constituted an Africana intellectual tradition. In conducting this review we will examine questions around the formation and the history of thought and intellectual traditions in general. We will also think about the various fields of knowldege which have shaped Africana thought. The course therefore will spend some time working through the different meanings of intellectual work and critical thought and theory. Enrollment limited to 12 graduate students.
Fall 2020
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
16:00 - 18:30 Tue - from Sep 9, 2020 to Dec 11, 2020