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A Brief Look at African History

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A Brief Look at African History
With Andrea Arrington, ISU Assistant Professor of History

Date: Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2017
Time: 4 - 6 PM
Place: ISU Stalker Hall, Room 324
Cost: $20 or take advantage of the special offer by calling the OLLI at ISU office 812-237-2345


Africa is the birthplace of humanity and the most culturally diverse continent on the globe. African
history explores the broad range of civilizations across the continent from the earliest human societies
to modern nation-states. Join us in an overview of the continent and its people from the introduction of European traders to the modern countries we know today.

October 3 - The first class will focus on European exploration and the beginning of the slave trade.

October 10 - The second class will look at end the of slave trading and the beginning of colonization

October 17 - The third class will discuss the colonization experience by European countries from indirect rule to assimilation.

October 24 - The fourth class will concentrate on the decolonization and the push for independence.

Session Calendar
Required:Membership Dues
Code:17FOAFRICA
Dates:November 28 - December 5, 2017 Check for other dates
Meets:Tu and Th from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location:ISU, University Hall 208
Instructor:Andrea Arrington
Fee:$20.00 FeeBreakdown

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