ANTH 502 Social Life of Death (3 credits)

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Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Anthropology : Theoretical and methodological approaches of attitudes, beliefs, and ritual practices surrounding death and mortuary practices. Topics covered include material manifestations of status and identity; symbolic dimensions of dead bodies; ancestors, kinship, and kingship; emotions, mourning, and memory; and ritual violence.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Nicole Couture (Fall)

  • Fall