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Subject: Anthropology

Course Number: 141

ANTH 141 - Death, Burial, and Culture

An examination of how different cultures approach issues and customs surrounding death. Drawing on evidence from cultural and biological anthropology and archaeology, students will explore widely, examining how death illuminates life in different cultures around the world and through time. Prerequisite: ANTH 021 or ANTH 024 or ANTH 026 or ANTH 028.