The Baruch College history department seeks an instructor to teach the undergraduate elective, HIS 3061: Survey of African History, during our first summer session from June 11 to July 12, 2018. The class meets on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. The course description is “This course addresses the history of Africa’s diverse peoples, from their domestication of plants and animals through the decades following independence in the 1960s. Other topics include the creation of trading networks and empires and the development and consequences of various slave trades in Africa. The course also examines how Africans contended with the social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental challenges and opportunities of colonial rule, with close attention to Africans’ struggles to achieve independence and meet the challenges of the contemporary world.” Maximum enrollment is 40. Instructors with an MA or PhD or who are graduate students will be considered. If interested, please send a CV to Chair of the History Department Katherine Pence at Katherine.Pence@baruch.cuny.edu. Thank you.
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