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2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 347 - Empire and Colonialism in the Afro-Atlantic

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: At least Sophomore standing
This course focuses on the Afro-Atlantic cultural exchanges that developed as a result of Portuguese colonialism in West Africa (Senegambia), the Atlantic Islands (Cape Verde) and Brazil. The course is designed to engage central questions in the anthropology of colonialism and Lusophone area studies. These include: How did Portuguese colonialism transform African cultures and societies? How do we understand the emergence Creole languages and culture in Cape Verde and the Senegambia? How has race and racism shaped colonial and post colonial forms of stratification? Cross-listed with SOC 347, SOC 547, BLS 347, ANT 547