ANTH-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 RELI-220. 4 SH. CC: Diversity, Social Interactions.