Instructor: Lisa Johnson
Term: Summer 2019 Session: D
Time: T, W, Th 1:00pm - 3:30 pm
This course examines a series of overarching themes in ritual life that is shared across history and across the globe with topics such as mortuary rituals, ancestor veneration, ritual offerings, sacrifice, life-cycle rituals and shamanism. Throughout the course, we will discuss a history of theorizing ritual as well as the various lines of evidence for past ritual practice through a series of case-studies.