Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ANTH 615: Ritual and Power in Social Life

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Credits: 3

Domains of religion and politics are conjoined by questions of power: its deployment, distribution, and forms of resistance it engenders. Course investigates connections among religious thought, ritual practice, and political action by drawing on a variety of theoretical orientations in the social sciences including structuralism, semiotics, psychoanalysis, and performance theory.

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