ANTH 328

Ritual and Worldview

Prerequisites: Two ANTH courses, at least one of which is at the 200-level or above. A study of how ritual and religious symbolism define cultural categories and individual experiences. The course will focus on initiation and death ritual, taboo, witchcraft and other idioms of affliction, and some of the theories anthropologists have used to interpret religious behavior and ideas. V.4, V.5

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