Africa and the Columbian Exchange
BLST286 (Liberal Arts) Africa and the Columbian Exchange 3 hrs. 3 crs. This course introduces the contributions of Africa and Africans to the Columbian exchange"the global transfers of people, culture, plants, animals, and microbes that were initiated with the discovery of America. It explores ways in which social and environmental transformations set in motion then are still unfolding, while todayIs appropriations and global transfers of commons by transnational corporations inspire new forms of conflict and resistance. Preq: English 125 and one 100-level Black Studies Course, or permission of the department. Coreq: English 125 and one 1-level Black Studies Course, or permission of the department.