IMPORTANT changes effective Monday December 20, 2021

Due to the unprecedented rate of spread of the Omicron variant and following discussions with public health authorities, the Council of Ontario Universities, and other institutions in the province, the first three weeks of the winter 2022 term courses i.e. all classes from January 10 – 31, 2022 will be fully online.

As part of our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our community, effective December 20, 2021, the Institute will operate remotely until January 31, 2022.

Hours of operation
Mondays – Fridays 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (closed for lunch from 12 noon – 1:00 pm).

Students in the program can book appointments using the links below;

Use this link to schedule advising and student hours with Institute Administrators

Other ways to reach us

Phone: 613-5200-2600 x 2220

Winter 2022: Don’t forget to register in these cool courses

AFRI 2003 A: The Great Lakes Region of Africa
This course will provide an overview of the economic, social and political challenges facing the Great Lake Regions of Africa, including the 1994 Rwanda genocide and its aftermath. Course syllabus is segmented into; The Interlacustrine Kingdoms, The Colonial Encounters, The Decolonization Processes, The East African Community, The Tanzania-Uganda War, The Rwandan Genocide, The Congo Wars, The Burundi Peace Negotiations, The Refugee Crises, The Rwanda-Uganda Conflict, The Kenya-Uganda-Rwanda’s Coalition of the Willing and The East African Federation.

AFRI 3200 A: African Digital Humanities
This is a special topic course and it that takes a thematic approach to African Studies. Areas that will be covered in this course include; Africa and Digital Humanities, Africa and Digital History, Africa and Digital Geography, Africa and Digital Literature, Africa and Digital Art, Africa and Digital Music, Africa and Digital Diplomacy, Africa and Digital Democracy, Africa and Digital Journalism, Africa and Digital Entrepreneurship.

AFRI 3005 A: African Migrations and Diasporas
This is course will explore the movements of African peoples, from the slave trade era to the present. African diaspora communities around the world and their relationship with Africa. (Requires third year standing and at least 1.0 credit in AFRI or permission of the Institute of African Studies)

AFRI 3916A (Workshop): Spoken Word Poetry Workshop
This intermediate-level workshop-based course explores traditions of spoken words poetry while requiring students to create and perform their own spoken word poems. Also listed as ENGL 3916. (Requires third-year standing or a 2000-level writing workshop or permission of the instructor) IN-PERSON. NOT SUITABLE FOR ONLINE STUDENTS

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