9781555878153

Great Ideas for Teaching About Africa

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-03-31
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Introduction: Teaching Africa in a New Millennium 1(12)
Misty L. Bastian
Jane L. Parpart
PART 1 THE ARTS AS RESOURCES FOR TEACHING
Teaching Culture and Politics with African Cinema
13(10)
Dickson Eyoh
Teaching African Religions Through Art and Literature
23(10)
Rosalind I. J. Hackett
African ``Traditional'' Religions: A Multidisciplinary and Multimedia Approach
33(14)
Elizabeth Isichei
The Medium Is the Message: Teaching Africa Through Music
47(12)
Adeline Masquelier
Teaching Africa Through Literature
59(10)
L. Natalie Sandomirsky
PART 2 CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECTS AND CURRENT ISSUES
Teaching the African Slave Trade with Documents
69(10)
Curtis A. Keim
Teaching Students About Ethnicity in Africa
79(10)
Bill Bravman
Confronting Stereotypes About HIV/AIDS and Africans
89(14)
Kearsley Stewart
Contexts, Controversies, Dilemmas: Teaching Circumcision
103(16)
Corinne A. Kratz
Student Projects for Learning About Gender and Development
119(10)
Jane L. Parpart
Teaching African Peacekeeping, Peacemaking, and Peacebuilding
129(14)
Sandra J. Maclean
Katherine Orr
Timothy M. Shaw
PART 3 NEW TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM
On the Computer and in the Kitchen: Exercises for Teaching People-Environment Relations
143(10)
Tamara Giles-Vernick
Using the World Wide Web to Teach About African Art
153(16)
Benjamin C. Ray
Using H-African in a Virtual Course
169(8)
Robert G. White
New Technologies (and Pretty Pictures) for Teaching African Physical Geographies
177(16)
Garth Myers
Jack Livingston
Aimee Stewart
Sarah Signiski
PART 4 BROADER APPROACHES TO TEACHING ABOUT AFRICA
Teaching Africa Through Culture Areas and Literary Texts
193(10)
Ralph A. Austen
Concept Mapping and Country Adoption as Tools for Teaching About Africa
203(8)
Cyril Kofie Daddieh
African Intellectuals and the Reconceptualization of Africa
211(8)
Philip S. Zachernuk
``The Country of Africa'': Keeping the African Survey Course Lively and Interesting
219(10)
Misty L. Bastian
About the Contributors 229(6)
Index 235(8)
About the Book 243

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