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CENS 307 Witches: Myth and Reality
Examination of the cultural, social, and historical construction of the witch in central and northern Europe with comparisons to recent history, current events, and popular culture.
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|Full||CENS 307 001||Lecture||1||Tue Thu||11:00||12:30|
THIS COURSE DOES NOT HAVE A WAITLIST. Students who do not attend class in the first few sessions may be deregistered from the course to make room for other students.
Course description: This course examines the historical construction of the witch and the context of the women and men described as witches. Topics include pagan and Christian beliefs as well as witches in early-modern Europe and North America, fairy and folk tales, and contemporary beliefs and practices.