AnthropologyANTH196M Modernity and its Others

Examines how Western modernity has interpreted various forms of radical difference, beginning with the 15th-century conquest of the New World. Considers historical and contemporary examples of how Western thinkers have explained irrational beliefs and practices (e.g., witchcraft, human sacrifice, devil-worship).

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1, ANTH 2, and ANTH 3; and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to senior anthropology majors.

Credits

5

Instructor

Mayanthi Fernando