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ANTH 605 - Language, Religion, Politics

(3 units)
Examines ways that peoples around the world use religious discourse to mediate changing relationships between their local communities and global, social and political realities.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to articulate and evaluate connections among local, national, and international contexts.
2. Students will be able to identify the complex elements important to members of a diverse cultural group or groups in relation to its/their history, values, politics, language and religious beliefs and practices.
3. Students will be able to identify, analyze, and interpret connections between localized events and their global contexts.
4. Students will be able to analyze and interpret information about cultural, linguistic and religious differences, rules, and biases in their own society or about non-dominant or marginalized groups.
5. Students will be able to articulate ways in which social identities such as race, class, and gender intersect in order to influence individual life experiences and/or perspectives and in turn, communicative behavior.
6. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the history, customs, worldviews, and/or other cultural markers of 1 or more groups of national origin outside of the United States or of minority status within the United States, as they pertain to the intersection of religion, politics and language.
7. Students will be able to make connections between and apply theories from previous coursework within cultural and linguistic anthropology and/or other disciplines to the context/topic of the Capstone course.
8. Students will be able to critically examine how one’s configuration within intersecting social forces impacts one’s worldview.


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