AFRI3006

Representations of Blackness in Asia

Credits:

Period:

Assessment:

6

2nd semester

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

Nil

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Interdisciplinary Elective Course


This course introduces students to the ways in which blackness has been constructed and represented in Asia. While examining the historic involvement and place of Black people in the region, the course explores the politics and dynamics behind contemporary discourses and media representations of blackness. The course focuses on cases of regional and global media and literature considering them in light of narratives such as the ‘rise of Asia’ and ‘China in Africa’.

Professor:

Bezabeh, Samson

Bezabeh, Samson

Assistant Professor