RELI-220 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

Examines anthropological concepts of magic, witchcraft and religion in a cross-cultural context. Drawing on ethnography, anthropological theory, history and film, the class explores the nature of magic, witchcraft and religion; the relations among them; and the ways in which they interact with other social formations--for example, gender, politics and economics. Countries studied have included South Africa, India, Haiti and the United States. Same as ANTH-220. 4 SH. CC: Diversity, Social Interactions.