ICS 11
Sankofa: The Roots of the African American Experience

Course Description

An interdisciplinary course inspired by Haile Gerima’s compelling motion picture, Sankofa. The word “Sankofa” means “it is not taboo to go back and reclaim what what has been lost”. This course will build upon this concept of “returning to the source” in order to understand the present state of the African Diaspora. Emphasis will be placed on the historical, and psychocultural understanding of people of African descent throughout the Diaspora.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
45454 ICS 11 64Z ······· TBA-TBA Julie Lewis ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.
ICS-011-64Z: Online Course. Students must have access to a computer, the Web and an individual email address. Exclusively using a tablet or phone may prevent you from successfully completing a course. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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