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2021-2022 Catalog

FYS 051 Toward Cultural Literacy: De-mystifying the Non-Western World

This seminar engages students in an exploration of important cultural traditions outside of the European-American sphere. Through discussions of readings, films, and examples from the visual and performing arts, students investigate customs and rituals in selected regions of Africa, India, China, Japan, Korea, and Indonesia. Through individual projects and presentation, indigenous cultural data are applied to contemporary issues relevant to becoming informed citizens of the world.