HIST 465 - The Social History of Ghosts

Credits: 3

Beliefs in ghosts and the paranormal are socially constructed through organized religion, political and legal developments, social change and turmoil, and the environment. This course examines the social context of ghosts and ghost-belief as reflected in court cases, first-person accounts, religious doctrines and debates, popular media, and scholarly debate over the past four centuries.

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Diversity; Embedded Experience-Writing

Prerequisite(s): ENG 201  and sophomore Standing

Term(s) Offered: Fall, every other year

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