Middlebury

AMST0276A-S12

Religion in the Borderlands

Religion in the Borderlands
In this course we will survey the religious and cultural history of the U.S./Mexico borderlands. Themes and issues to be covered include: the definition of place, the history of religious iconography, ritual performance and community, transformations in forms of belief, and the effects of linguistic pluralism on cultural and religious creativity. Readings will include: Gloria Anzaldua's Borderlands/La Frontera, Alberto Pulido's The Sacred World of the Penitentes, and other historical and literary works. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
22234
Subject Code:
AMST
Course Number:
0276
Section Identifier:
A

Course

AMST 0276

All Sections in Spring 2012

Spring 2012

AMST0276A-S12 Lecture (Lint)