AFRICAN & AFRO AMERICAN STUDIES CURRICULUM OFFERING

AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES CURRICULUM OFFERING

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In Quest for meaning in african studies or afro-american studies in our institutions of higher learning in South Africa do not need to re invent the wheel.

Especially, when it comes to curriculum offering in the above mentioned desciplines.

A cursory glance around the world shows a plethora of universities and research institutions that have vested interest in africa to be as numerous as the autumn leaves. Suffice it to say, South Africa institutions of higher learning only need to to make a creative adoptation of some of the curriculunm offering from well established institutions in the preferred area of study.

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Dr. Stephen Mncube

The review of literature in african studies or afro- american studies around the world shows that many universities and research institutions prefer eurocentric approach towards studying african phenomenon, rather than afrocentric view in addressing the myriad problems that are prevalent in the african issues.

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