CTSJ 280 Rastafari

This course will examine the character of postcolonial theory in the Afro-Caribbean. Particular attention will be paid to the work of C.L.R. James, Walter Rodney, Franz Fanon, Marcus Garvey, Aimé Césaire, Eric Williams, Kamau Brathwaite, and Bob Marley. The course will also examine Rastafari as a religio-political protest movement. We will chart the musicological development of reggae and dub poetry as distinctive expressions of Rasta.

Credits

4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Global Connections