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Religious Worlds of New York

RELI 272
Spring 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: ANTH 255
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

This course will explore the religious diversity of New York City--the promised city for many new Americans from throughout the world. It will focus, in large part, on the role of religion in defining the identities of New York's immigrant and transnational communities by examining how religion shapes the incorporation of immigrants into American society while also helping some maintain enduring connections to their homelands. By focusing on the bewildering diversity of a single city, the course will also raise a fundamental theoretical and political question: How can a number of different communities living in their own sociocultural worlds negotiate a shared urban space and shared public sphere?

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(RELI)

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