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    Vassar College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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RELI 234 - Creole Religions of the Caribbean


1 unit(s)
(Same as AFRS 234  and LALS 234 ) The Africa-derived religions of the Caribbean region—Haitian Voodoo, Cuban Santeria, Jamaican Obeah, Rastafarianism, and others—are foundational elements in the cultural development of the islands of the region. This course examines their histories, systems of belief, liturgical practices, and pantheons of spirits, as well as their impact on the history, literature, and music of the region. Lisa Paravisini-Gebert.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.



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