Shamanism and Spirit Possession


Anthropological, psychological, and Religious Studies approaches to cross-cultural study of spirit possession and shamanism. Examination of in-depth case-studies and comparative works, from both literate civilizations and non-literate cultures. Engage with contemporary concerns with nature and boundaries of personhood and embodiment and their relation to leadership.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • R
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • CULANTH 214S
  • HISTORY 215S
  • ICS 256S
Typically Offered
Spring Only