Campus euro-américain et Europe-Afrique, Reims
reading materials for class discussions. Students are encouraged to make oral presentations (individually or in groups, based on the number of students). Assessment : Essay question at the end of the semester. Course Description : Drawing from a variety of sources (books, scholarly articles, music and ﬁlms), this course will introduce students to key issues lying at the core of the study of African and Afro-descended populations of the Atlantic world.
Departing from African-America with Saidiya Harman's 2007 foundational essay, the course will chronologically explore multiple locations and themes (exile, migrations, resistance, spirituality, arts, politics) of the Black Atlantic. Required reading : Saidiya Hartman, Lose your Mother : A Journey along the Atlantic Slave Route, New York : Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2007 ; Michael A. Gomez, Reversing Sail : A History of the African Diaspora, Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
AFRICA'S PERSPECTIVES AND STRATEGIES IN GLOBAL POLITICS
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Africa”, in P Chabal, U Engel & L de Haan (eds), African Alternatives, Leiden : Brill, 2007, 9–20. Pedagogical method : Lectures complémentaires / ﬁlmographie / discographie : Beswick, D., & Hammerstad, A. (2013). “African Agency in a Changing Security Environment : Sources, Opportunities and Challenges” Conﬂict, Security & Development, 13(5), 471–486. http :// doi.org/10.1080/14678802.2013.849470. Bilgin, P. (2008). ‘Thinking past ‘western' IR ?' Third World Quarterly 29(1) : 5-23. Brown, W. (2006). ‘Africa and International Relations : a comment of IR theory, anarchy and statehood' Review of International Studies 32(1) : 119-43. Bryceson, D.F. (2012). ‘Discovery and denial : social science theory and interdisciplinarity in African studies' African Affairs 111(443) : 281-302. Chabal P. (2014). “Preface” In Willems, W., & Obadare, E. Civic Agency in Africa : Arts of Resistance in the 21st Century. Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer. Cornelissen, S. (2009). ‘Awkward embraces : emerging and established powers and the shifting fortunes of Africa's international relations in the twenty-ﬁrst century' Politikon 36(1) ; 5-26. Death, C. (2013). ‘Governmentality at the limits of the international : African politics and Foucauldian theory' Review of International Studies 39(3) : 763-787. 697
Teachers : Ayodélé SOULE-KOHNDOU (Formatrice). Prerequisite : Basic knowledge in International Relations and African Politics ; Ability to provide Interdisciplinary methods of analysis ; Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : The course will be assessed by three pieces of coursework : Oral presentation (collective group of min. 3 students) : a list of topics will be provided during the Introductory session (30%) ; Mid-term exam (30%) : Literature review (min. 2500 words) ; Final exam (40%) : Dissertation. Workload : Brown, W. (2012). "A question of agency : Africa in international politics" Third World Quarterly 33 (10) : 1889-1908. Brown, W. and Harman, S. (eds). (2013). African Agency in International Politics (London : Routledge). Bruijn, M de R van Dijk & J Gewald, (2007). “Social and historical trajectories of agency in