Anthropology (ANTH) - The Living and the Dead

ANTH 3046  The Living and the Dead

Antirequisites:

ANTR 3367 if taken in Fall 2018

Hours:

Three hours of lecture per week for one term.

Credits:

3

Description:

An exploration of anthropological perspectives on death and dying. Readings combine conceptual works with case studies drawn from a variety of ethnographic contexts, exploring topics such as: grief; death rites; burial and cremation; memorials; end of life care; the global organ trade; war, murder, and genocide; euthanasia and suicide; and death and mourning in the digital age.



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