Apr 23, 2018  
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LALS 234 - Creole Religions of the Caribbean


1 unit(s)
(Same as AFRS 234  and RELI 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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