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AFRICAN POPULAR CULTURE: FUNERALS AND FESTIVALS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectAfrican Studies
Number & Suffix: 31
Full UC Title: AFRICAN POPULAR CULTURE: FUNERALS AND FESTIVALS 
Transcript Title: AFRICAN POP CULTURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course provides an overview of traditional African festivals and funeral ceremonies from an anthropological, sociological, and folkloristic perspective. The course pays particular attention to conflicts in these social phenomena and their respective roles and importance in African societies. The course examines the ritualistic and ceremonial functions of festivals and funeral ceremonies and looks at how the drama of the festival and funeral ceremonies bring to light happiness, hope, despair, anxieties, contradictions, and conflict between the forces of continuity and change in the African world. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES: AFRICAN POPULAR CULTURE FUNERALS AND FESTIVALS 
Partner University Department: African Studies 
Partner University Course Number: UGRC 224