UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Course: CHS 308D/DL. Days of the Dead: Chicana/o Perspectives on Death, Spirituality and Art (2/1)

Preparatory: Upper division standing; completion of one or more introductory courses in Chicana/o Studies, Religious Studies or Art; or by consent of the instructor. This lecture/studio course examines the concepts inspiring the Dias de los Muertos celebration from ancient Mesoamerican mythology and worldview to contemporary expressions of the Days of the Dead in the Chicana/o community. Areas of discussion also include cross-cultural perspectives on death and eschatology — an overview of cultural attitudes and religious beliefs on death, mourning rituals and the afterlife. Students also will participate in artmaking and traditional activities in preparation for Days of the Dead celebrations. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (Offered Fall semester.)

Fall-2020 - Schedule of Classes

CHS 308D

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Fall-2020 - Schedule of Classes

CHS 308DL

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