RLG315H1: Rites of Passage

Hours: 
24L

Analysis of rituals of transition from one social status to another (e.g., childbirth, coming of age, marriage,) from theoretical, historical and ethnographic perspectives. Particular attention is paid 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)