Feb 02, 2023  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 295 - Peoples and Cultures of South Asia


Religious and ethnic diversity and conflict, ritual performance and festivity, caste, colonial­ism, cultural heritage, nationalism and modern struggles over sovereignty and development schemes are all features of South Asia that anthropologists find particularly interesting. This course explores the extraordinary cultural diversity of this region, which extends from the Himalayas to Sri Lanka and Pakistan to Bhutan in order to better understand the differenc­es and commonalities that divide and unite its peoples.

Credits 1



Area
Social Science

Connection
20032

Division
Social Science

Foundation
Beyond the West

Compass Attributes
Global Honors, Social Science