About the Course:
This course is a methods and historiography reading seminar led by faculty specializing in the history of South Asia, Middle East, and Africa. The course aims to familiarize students with historical methods, source-criticism, archival practices, and epistemic genealogies of socio-cultural conventions about the past rooted in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. The emphasis on power and epistemology in archives explores questions about historical ethnographies in pre-colonial, colonial, and postcolonial contexts, critical approaches to reading/hearing/sighting historical traces, working with oral sources, readings of texts in African and Asian languages, embodied historical practices, and unpacking colonial recording conventions.
Pre-requisites:No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.
Documents:View the course’s GauchoSpace page or the instructor’s page for documents: Butch Ware
Schedule of Courses
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