[Blackstudies-l] Hello and reminder

adamsc adamsc at geneseo.edu
Sun Aug 28 13:54:39 EDT 2011


  

BLKS   

288   

01   

1   

3.00  


Ex:Food,Nutritn,Health-Africa   

MW  		01:00 pm-02:15 pm

25   

15  


10  		 

TBA  		08/29-12/20

NEWTON 205  

 Hello Everyone. Welcome
back. 

Just a reminder. A new course will be offered this fall for the
major and minor. Details are below.
If you are having problems
registering for the course or would like more information about anything
related to the minor, contact me at adamsc at geneseo.edu
or drop by my
office, 313 Sturges Hall, from 9-11 am Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.


I look forward to working with you all this term.

New Course
Information:
Blks288: Food, Nutrition, and Health in Africa, which will
be taught 
by Francis Alemawor, of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science
and 
Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, in Fall 2011. 
The course will meet
M/W 1-2:15 in Newton 205. 

The course will be listed under 
Blks288:
Food, Nutrition, and Health in Africa (3 credits)

Course
Description:
This course will generally examine the status, 
influencing
factors and challenges of food system and food security in 
Africa, and
their interaction with nutrition and health status of 
Africans; and
also consider the linkage between agriculture and 
nutrition and health
in the social and economic development of the 
African continent. The
course is targeted at a broad audience and does 
not necessarily require
specific technical knowledge to make use of 
the insights.

Required
text: D. D. Watson II (Ed) (2010). The African Food System 
and Its
Interactions with Human Health and Nutrition. First Edition, 
Cornell
University Press Ithaca, NY

Cathy Adams
Assistant Professor of History,
SUNY Geneseo
313 Sturges Hall
adamsc at geneseo.edu 
  
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