Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2015

     

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RELI 423 001 (CRN: 24037)

AFRICAN MYTHS AND RITUALS

Long Title: AFRICAN MYTHS AND RITUALS
Department: Religion
Instructor: Bongmba, Elias K.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (12-JAN-2015 - 24-APR-2015) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 3
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 12
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 297) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 30-MAY-2024 6:07AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
 
Description: Explore and analyze specific myths and rituals which provide legitimation for community ceremonies and that serve as a basis for the negotiation of power and ideology for members within that community. Readings from classic theorists: Durkheim, Levi-Strauss, Edmond Leach, Gennap and Turner, and contemporary theorists: Werbner, Heusch, Comaroff, and Ray. Cross-list: ANTH 423, RELI 537. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 423 if student has credit for RELI 537.