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.

Main questions:

  • 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?

Course Information

Discipline(s):

Anthropology
Sociology

Term(s) Offered:

Fall
Spring

Credits:

3

Language of instruction:

Spanish

Contact Hours:

45

Prerequisites:

None

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