Gender and African History
University of the Western Cape
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5
Hours & Credits
Understanding the concept of history through gendered lenses· Understanding the ways in which gender categories are constructed· Ability to analyse gendered discourses in historical writing· Ability to write histories in gender sensitive language
1.Using conceptual tool of gender to understand African History in precolonial, colonial and postcolonial eras.
2.Changing nature of masculinity and femininity in Africa
Gender and culture in Africa, notions of public and private space
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.