WGST 220 - Women in the Circumpolar World - Religion and Spirituality
This course is an introduction to traditional and contemporary spirituality and religion in the lives of Circumpolar women. Drawing upon social science perspectives and women's life stories, the course examines how people make meaning of their beliefs and translate them into individual and collective identity. Topics explored will include shamanistic activity, patterns of similarity between cultures, and the perpetuation of beliefs and myths in the practice of art and story.
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100 and ENGL 101 strongly recommended.