RLG422H5 • Religion and the Senses in South Asia

This course focuses on Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, and Sikh objects and rituals, and we will read primary sources and scholarship in religious studies, anthropology, and ritual theory. Topics may include the gaze in the formation of icons and images, votive offerings, feasts and fasts, smells (perfumery and corpse disposal), and the aesthetics of religious architecture.

(RLG204H5 or RLG205H5 or RLG207H5 or RLG210H5) and 1.5 RLG credits
In Class
History of Religions