ANTH 321: The Cultures of Death

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Credits: 3

Explores anthropological theories and topics on death and dead bodies; cross-cultural approaches to the study of the politics of death and dead bodies, the role of the state, capitalism, social relationships, and institutions around death; and the impacts of these on managing corpses, performing rituals, and regulating emotion. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Corequisite: ANTH 114
Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.