SPA 316 RELIGION/VIOLENCE LATIN AM
Lectures, discussions, readings, films, and student projects explore the relation of religion and violence throughout the course of Latin American history. The many themes and topics treated include human sacrifice, religious aspects of conquest, mortification and martyrdom, torture as ritualized violence, iconography of the crucified Christ, murder of nuns and priests, insurgency and counter-insurgency as holy war, persecution of Jews, and indigenous revolts.
Cross Listed Courses
This is the same course as REL 316
, or permission of the instructor.
Enrollment limited to 18 students.
MOIB, MOIE, ASPA, WLC