Jul 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

ANT 308 - Ritual, Symbol, and Behavior (1)

Exploration of theories and topics in the cross-cultural study of symbolic thought and action. Emphasis on food and culture, death and dying, rites of passage and symbolism surrounding the Japanese bath. Topics include secular and religious ritual analysis, ritual space, time and drama, mythology, tricksters, social organization, and communitas. Prerequisites: ANT 101 . Alternate years.
(Social Science)