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2020-2021 Catalogue 
2020-2021 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

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

People everywhere engage in rituals, some simple, others complex, some secular, others religious or spiritual. Why? In this course, we will examine the role of ritual in our social behavior and explore the ways these individual and collective experiences reflect distinct social values, power structures and modes of subjectivity. We will also consider ways that ritual helps us understand the production and reproduction of culture.    . Alternate years.
(Social Science)