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2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 327 - Witchcraft, Magic & Religion

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: SOC 101 or ANT 111 or SOC 113 or ANT 113
Offers critical, cross-cultural and comparative perspectives on religion, magic and witchcraft and how people in different cultures conceive of the supernatural. Surveys how scholars have defined religion, symbol and myth and why some practices and beliefs come to be defined as “religions” while others are characterized as “myth”, “sorcery”, or “witchcraft”. Cross-listed with REL 327, WGS 327, SOC 327