Questions you should address in the essay are:

you are required to analyse three examples of media coverage of health issues. You will locate three examples of media presentation of health issues. Media sources can be news (e.g. newspapers, radio, current affairs show) or popular culture (e.g. TV shows, movies, Internet memes, social media). • You will critically examine how each health issue… Continue reading Questions you should address in the essay are:

Introduction

Introduction History Cultural Context: Represented in the United States Individualistic/Collective Artistic Values Religion Sex and Gender Roles Conclusion References

Immaculee ilibagiza’s “left to tell” (p. 186)

In a 600-word essay using MLA format, discuss the relationship between race and social class from a cross-cultural perspective, including the formation of rigid or de-facto caste systems, if applicable. You should use the text readings as your source. You must use outside academic sources to support your analysis (minimum two). BOOK- One World, Many… Continue reading Immaculee ilibagiza’s “left to tell” (p. 186)

In what specific ways have your understandings of community and church been challenged and/or enriched by today’s readings?

Journal Prompts Today’s readings ask us to consider a little more carefully our understandings of community and church, as well as to what extent younger generations regard the Christian faith and the church as important to their lives. In what specific ways have your understandings of community and church been challenged and/or enriched by today’s… Continue reading In what specific ways have your understandings of community and church been challenged and/or enriched by today’s readings?

We often hear the word “stewardship” thrown around a lot in christian circles.

Journal prompts We often hear the word “stewardship” thrown around a lot in Christian circles. What exactly is stewardship about? On what basis are we supposed to decide whether or not we are being faithful stewards of what God his entrusted to us? Chittister suggests that, contrary to our culture’s insistence that our gifts and… Continue reading We often hear the word “stewardship” thrown around a lot in christian circles.

Develop an argument (a series of claims supported by data used as evidence) against that proposition (two pages maximum) .

The proposition is: The Afrocentrist thinker, Leonard Jeffries often speaks of the theory that Europeans are “ice people” who are violent and cruel, while “Afrikans,” Asians and MesoAmericans (the triple “a”) are “sun people” who are compassionate and peaceful. Specifically, he is a proponent of melanin theory and claims that melanin levels affect the psyche… Continue reading Develop an argument (a series of claims supported by data used as evidence) against that proposition (two pages maximum) .

Why or why not?

Tell how you felt after watching the video or reading the document. Why did you felt a certain way? What are the major elements that stood out to you in the video or document? Did you acquire additional knowledge from the information? Would you recommend this source to others? Why or why not? Please find… Continue reading Why or why not?

See slides 11-14 on the literature review lecture (powerpoint)

AFAS 302: AFRICANA STUDIES RESEARCH APPROACHES Literature Review Assignment Guidelines Assignment objectives Literature Review and this assignment have three objectives Help you and understand the existing body of work on your topic. Help you identify the gaps in the existing body of knowledge on your topic (areas or issues begging for attention from researchers/scholars). Help… Continue reading See slides 11-14 on the literature review lecture (powerpoint)