Gateway Seminar: Topics in History- RELIGION IN AFRICAN DIASPORA

HISTORY 190S - 02

Explore the history of the African diaspora through a study of religious practices, including Christianity, Islam, Santería, Vodou, and Rastafarianism. Learn about the hegemonic social structures that made some practices and belief systems socially acceptable, while others were categorized as satanic or barbaric. Key themes include racial formation and the intersection of race and religion; the role of state power in the construction and destruction of religious practices; and the idea of creolization. Instructor: Davidson

Crosslisting Numbers

AAAS 190S; RELIGION 190S;

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, SS

Theme (Concentration)

Race and Ethnicity

Region

Global and Comparative, Latin America and the Caribbean, United States and Canada