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Diasporas, Transnationalism and Religious Identities

This course focuses on religion among immigrant and diaspora communities in the contemporary globalized world. Topics to be covered include the connections between religion and ethnic identity among transnationals, the relationships between religious and political commitments, gender and religion in diaspora communities, the role of the media and the internet in promoting community, and the symbolic significance of “home”.

ANTHROP 782

Diasporas, Transnationalism and Religious Identities

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter, Fall Offered?: No

This course focuses on religion among immigrant and diaspora communities in the contemporary globalized world. Topics to be covered include the connections between religion and ethnic identity among transnationals, the relationships between religious and political commitments, gender and religion in diaspora communities, the role of the media and the internet in promoting community, and the symbolic significance of “home”.