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  • Locations: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe; Durban, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Program Terms: J-Term
  • Restrictions: Drake applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
J-Term 2019 07/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/05/2019 01/21/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Drake Administered Housing Options: Hotel
Credit Type: Drake Credit Language of Instruction: English
Provider: Drake University
Program Description:
REL151/SCSA196: Religions of Africa
Tim Knepper, Daria Trentini, Herbert Moyo
AOI: Global and Cultural Understanding (pending)
This class serves both as an introduction to African religions and a critical assessment of the categories of African religion and religion. Students will learn about traditional African religions as well as African Christianity and African Islam. Students will also reflect on critical questions of scholarship including purity and hybridity, the normativity of religion and religions, and colonial and post-colonial constructions of religion in general and African religion in particular. 

Please consider the physical challenges presented by this course:
Light walking each day; light hiking one day

Estimated Range for 2019: TBD. Airfare included.