This class examines the South African system of Apartheid, seeking to understand its origins, practice, and consequences. We will read from a wide range of sources including scholarly and political texts to understand how race and class structured South African society and how the transition to a post-Apartheid society has confronted the past. We will frame this discussion by engaging with South African literature, art, film, and music.
In this course you will:
- Critically engage with a variety of political, philosophical, historical, and literary texts
- Learn to think critically about issues of race and class in the context of apartheid in South Africa
- Write several analytical essays
Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Prerequisites: Students should have completed at least two previous classes in SCT.
Course Level: 4000-level
W 2:10PM - 5:50PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years
Categories: All courses , Philosophy , Politics , Fully In-Person