SO/AN 301 - The Cultural Diversity of Ecuador
From a critical standpoint, this course analyzes Ecuadorian cultural diversity. There will be several approaches: historical, theoretical and ethnographical to give a holistic focus on cultural processes and cultures of this region. The ultimate objective of the course is to provide with tools to interpret critically the current and complex Andean reality.
- How does history relate to cultural diversity in our contemporary society (specifically in Ecuador)?
- How does ethnography help understand cultural diversity in the Andean societies?
- What are the multiple ways to interpret diverse cultural practices in Ecuador?