June 18, by Asar Imhotep There is an uneasiness permeating throughout America currently. This is primarily due to the Democratic presidential primary race which, as of now, consists of an African-American Barack Obama and a woman Hillary Clinton vying for the presidential seat for Because of the high stakes of this contest, Americans has yet again found ways to sabotage this race by unleashing its favorite weapon of choice: a bio-psychosocial retro-virus called racism. He happens to be very lucky to be who he is.

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You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Course website: www. Required Texts: Webb, V. A Basic Course in Anthropological Linguistics. Description: This introductory-level crash course is targeted to students with no linguistics background. While much of the course uses English to illuminate various concepts, the student will be exposed to many phenomena in African languages by compare and contrast.

By the end of the course, you should be able to explain similarities and differences of human languages, use basic linguistic terminology appropriately, apply the tools of linguistic analysis to problems and puzzles of linguistics, understand the questions that drive much research in linguistics, and explain how understanding linguistics is relevant for a variety of real-world phenomena.

It is impossible to cover all the pertinent issues relevant for a first year student of linguistics in such a short time. The additional material provided will be more than enough to continue your self-study of linguistics. By the end of this course, one will come away with a better sense as to why Linguistics is an indispensable tool in the field of Africology the Afrocentric study of African history and culture. It is assumed that the majority of the students taking this course are interested in Africana-Studies in general.

Therefore, the students of this course will not only learn the insights and skills of general linguistic theories, and knowledge, but will also learn some knowledge, theories, and skills relevant to Africa. Student Learning Outcomes: To understand theoretical linguistics—its concepts, theories, ways of argumentation, data collection, data analysis, and data interpretation.

Be introduced to the languages and linguistics of Africa, thus providing them with the knowledge and skills required to handle the language and language-related problems typical of Africa. Recognize some of the similarities and differences between human languages. Discuss some of the key methods that linguists use to explore language. Apply linguistic frameworks to social and literary questions and problems. Experience working with a language corpus.

Debate your own linguistic experiences with a wide community of language-users. As students from around the world will be taking this course, it is impossible for everyone to meet at a given time. Therefore, the video lessons will be prerecorded and you can review the material on your own time. There will be no attendance taken for the course but all assignments are due on time.

All students are required to participate in the discussion forum. Part of the learning process is peer-review and group discussion. Also, there is no make-up work. Assignments: Students will be required to prepare all readings before the end of each week and all assignments are due on Wednesday by midnight Pacific Time United States. It is best to get all of the reading done at the beginning of the week which starts on Thursday so that you have time to absorb the information, participate in the forum discussions, and complete the assignments.

The rest of the course grade is comprised of four 4 quizzes on the course material. The dates are noted in the course calendar. No exam make-ups are given. You will have one final paper to turn in at the end of the course details will be given in Week 4.


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So if anyone tries to affirmatively argue the Historicity of Hebrews, this cannot be done while disregarding the accounts of the Bible Exodus narrative. On the other hand, if the Biblical narrative is not Historical, how and why would their protagonists be? Can anybody re-define words their meaning in order to suit their claim? Hebrews denotes a specific type of people, and their story is so far a matter of Theology. Before arguing the presence of the Hebrews anywhere in time, their historicity must be established first.

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From coding to Classical AfricanHistory Asar Imhotep is a software developer, Cultural Theorist and Africana researcher from Houston, TX whose research focus is the cultural, linguistic and philosophical links between the Ancient Egyptian civilizations and modern Bantu cultures of central and South Africa. He has a B. He is currently continuing his education in Computer Science with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence. He is the author of such works as Where is the Love? Alphonse NginduMushete,Vol.


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You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Course website: www. Required Texts: Webb, V. A Basic Course in Anthropological Linguistics. Description: This introductory-level crash course is targeted to students with no linguistics background.

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