HIST BC3791 Lagos: From Pepper Farm to Megacity. 4 points.
Not offered during 2019-20 academic year.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 15. Preregistration required.
Examines the many Lagoses that have existed over time, in space, and in the imagination from its origins to the 21st century. This is a reading, writing, viewing, and listening intensive course. We read scholarly, policy-oriented, and popular sources on Lagos as well as screening films and audio recordings that feature Lagos in order to learn about the social, cultural, and intellectual history of this West African mega-city.