Cultural and Ethnic Studies
write 550 words.There are two basic arguments engaged in the readings. The first argument centers on the assumption by Western scholars and historians that Africa has no history. The second argument discusses the responses of Africanists in Africa and African diaspora to these unfounded assumption by developing African history as a discipline and a field of study. When reading this week, keep these debates at the back of your mind and engage the materials critically and analytically. What does Chimamanda Adichie describe as the danger of a single story? What sarcasm is Binyanvanga Wanaina emphasizing in the essay “How to Write about Africa” and how is Okot Uya chronicling the development of African history as a field of study.
these two sources and the pdf file are the sources you have to use.