Atheism, Unbelief, and The Not Religious


This course examines atheism from the ancient world to the present as anti-religion, non-religion, disbelief, and religious disaffiliation. The course explores how the practices and positions of atheism have changed in relation to changing understandings of 'religion' in a variety of religious and cultural contexts. It will examine depictions of atheism in literature, television, and film. The course will also explore the dynamics of race, class, gender, and sexuality in atheism.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • R
  • CZ
Typically Offered