ANTH 620 (01) - Ritual and Religion of Ancient Mesoamerica

Ritual & Religion Ancient Meso

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Anthropology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16628
This course examines the religious beliefs and ritual practices of ancient Mesoamerican cultures, such as the Olmec, Maya, and Aztecs. Students learn about the meaning of ritual practices (like human sacrifice and burial rites) and the myths that underlie this mysterious ritual behavior from an archaeological perspective. This class is writing intensive and involves primarily in-class discussion. Students are evaluated based on their participation, oral presentations, and a number of writing assignments.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Eleanor Harrison-Buck

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MW 11:10am - 12:30pm HUDD G16

Booklist

Book Details
AZTEC+MAYA MYTHS (93)
by TAUBE
Required
ISBN
9780292781306
PUBLISHER
UCP
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