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AFR 341C AFR 341C. Fashion in Africa. 3 Hours.

Same as History 359D. Examine fashion history through readings, videos, social media, and textile making to provide an immersive experience in African design history. Address the ways in which textiles are tied to class distinctions and politics, wrapped up in the history of trade (including human trafficking and slavery), mixed into revolutionary struggles and post-independent governance, and inspire haute couture and global fashion trends. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 341C, History 350L (Topic: Fashion in Africa), 359D. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.