Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College

Academics

African, African American, Diaspora Studies 201. Witnessing Contemporary African Society

“Witnessing Contemporary African Society” is an intensive, interdisciplinary course designed to give students exposure to and an overview of one or more African countries – normally South Africa and Botswana. Course activities and assignments include visits to political, economic, historical and cultural centers (e.g. townships, neighborhoods, museums and courts), meetings with local leaders and activists, lectures/seminars by local academics, and interactions with university students.