Oct 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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ANT-4010 Anthropology of Death

3 credits
This course studies death from a wide variety of approaches and is designed to help students integrate objective descriptions and analysis with subjective thoughts and feelings. Our orientations toward death are compared with those of other cultures through such issues as terminal illness, experiencing death, prolonging life and hastening death. Mourning, funerals, life after death and processes of symbolic death and rebirth are also explored. General Education (EDP) Course Type: SHR; UPR (Social & Historical Relationships; Univeral & Philosophical Relationships)



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