RLG315H1: Rites of Passage

Hours

24L

We examine rituals of transition from one social status to another (such as childbirth, coming of age, marriage) from theoretical, historical and ethnographic perspectives. We pay particular attention to the importance of rites of passage in the construction of gendered identities.

Prerequisite
Completion of 4.0 credits
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)