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Anthropology of Death

Although human mortality occurs in all societies, it is understood and defined differently within various settings. This course examines how culture influences the way people respond to the fact of death. Key themes include: the analysis of funeral rituals; religion and art in relation to death; cultural dimensions of mourning; and the relationship between social organization and death.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = Sophomore standing

Offered in:

2018 Summer

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01B 1362 TuTh
1:30 - 4:30 pm
Waters,Alan F Y02-2330
Session: CE Ses 6
Class Dates: 07/16/2018 - 08/23/2018
Capacity: 35
Enrolled: 5
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = Sophomore standing
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