Cultural Symbols

Surveys the various symbolic systems employed by the world?s people, considering their use in myth, ritual, literature, and art and the kinds of anthropological theories applied to explain their power and forms. Approaches theory through case studies, providing a diverse view of world cultures. Uses materials from all continents; emphasizes non-Western, nonliterate societies, though some material from the West is also used.

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4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

Fred R Myers
MW: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 25WV 706