Culture, Environment and Development in East Africa
AFS / ANTHR / ENVS 337 / GS 337
AFRICAN STUDIES 337/ANTHROPOLOGY 337/ ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 337 or GLOBAL STUDIES 337: Culture, Environment and Development in East Africa
This "core course" supports students in absorbing, analyzing, and synthesizing diverse -- but linked -- field experiences, using a variety of analytical frameworks. The course includes: semester-long common readings, seminar discussions, a rural, agricultural home stay (1 week), an urban home stay (3 weeks), a field study in Tanzania (1 week), a field study in the Amboseli region on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, AND an independent field study (4 weeks), as well as several student writing assignments and other projects, culminating in a final essay.