ARTH316/420  -  Africa and the African Diaspora

Prof. Roann Barris

202 Porterfield, x. 6001; email:

summer hours before and after class

Yinka Shonibare: Scramble for Africa, 2003

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Course syllabus

Writing/Reading Help:

The Learning Assistance and Resource Center (LARC), located in 126 Walker Hall, is open to all students Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Certified, trained tutors provide help with basic study skills, writing, reading, and content-specific material.  An appointment is necessary and can be made by stopping by Walker 126, calling 831-7704, or IMing “rularcappt”.

Radford Honor Code:

I shall uphold the values and ideals of Radford University by engaging in responsible behavior and striving always to be accountable for my actions while holding myself and others to the highest moral and ethical standards of academic integrity and good citizenship as defined in the Standards of Student Conduct.

Disability Resource Office

If you are seeking classroom or testing accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you are required to register with the Disability Resource Office (DRO).  Please email the DRO at or call 540-831-6350.  To receive academic accommodations for this class, please submit your documentation to the DRO in the lower level of Tyler Hall Suites 54-69 or by fax at 540-831-6525, meet with your Disability Services Specialist and schedule a time to pick up your DRO accommodation package.  Once you have your accommodation package, you will need to meet with your course professor during office hours.  For more information and for documentation guidelines, visit