Poster for Africa: Exploitation & Resistance Conference June 11, Oxford, Gt. Brit.
The class paper (10-12 double-spaced pages--12 point font) should explore a particular case relevant to natural resource wealth and exploitation in Africa. Students with will have a session with the African Studies librarian to familiarize themselves with sources that will become useful in writing this paper. Sources for this paper must include books, research reports, journal articles or other scholarly publications, in addition to internet citations. In the final 2 weeks of the class, the students will present summaries of their class papers.
This project offers you an opportunity to investigate in more depth an issue or topic connected to our class discussions and that relates to natural resource extraction in African contexts. You should write your paper based on 4-5 additional articles from peer-reviewed journals or chapters from edited volumes or academic monographs. One of these texts may be a film.
In 8-10 double-spaced pages, your paper should:
Your paper and presentation are worth 25% of your grade.