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RELG 366 - Religions of the West African Diaspora (3 credits)


(Prereq: RELG 103  or permission of the instructor) This course explores the transatlantic travel and transplanting of ancient African religions (e.g. Yoruba, Bakongo, and Vodun) in the Americas and the Caribbean. Particular attention is given to the merging of African religion with Christianity to form new religions (e.g. Condomble’, Santeria and Gullah religion) as well their influence on folk cultures from food ways to music. S.