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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

AAS 2700 - Festivals of the Americas


Communities throughout the Caribbean, and South, Central and North America celebrate festivals which are rooted in religious devotion, and which serve to mark sacred time and and to assert claims about religious, ethnic, and national identities. The class will read ethnographic accounts and listen to musical recordings of signature religious festivals–such as Saint Patrick’s Day in Boston, Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and Carnival in Brazil.



Credits: 3