May 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue

ANT 206 - West Indian People and Culture (1)

The course will familiarize the student with the anthropological concerns of a number of topics concerning the people of the West Indies including maroonage, cultural retentions, family, religion, folklore, and cultural pluralism. In Belize students will focus on the Garifuna and their interactions with Creoles, Mayans and Hispanics. There will be several fieldtrips to places such as an archaeological site, a drumming center, a doll maker and storyteller, schools and churches. Several classes will be held at Belize’s first women’s co-operative. The class may also travel to San Pedro to meet with another Cornell College class - EDU 262  ”Comparative Education”.Taught in Belize. Entails additional costs. Prerequisites: ANT 101  and permission of Instructor. Alternate years.
(Social Science)