Minerva Class Scheduling Visit Minerva Class Schedule for course dates & times.

Dernières mises à jour en lien avec la COVID-19 disponibles ici.
Latest information about COVID-19 available here.

RELG 559 Caste and Dalits: Historical and Political Perspectives (3 credits)

Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Religious Studies : This seminar addresses religion, caste, and the Dalit community (formerly known as "untouchables" in India through a range of historical and ritual contexts. Topics include representation in the Hindu textual tradition, colonialism, conversion, caste-based violence, caste and nationalism, non-Brahmin political assertion, and the contemporary reservation system.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • Winter

  • Prerequisites: RELG 252 and one 300 level course or higher in South Asian Religions

Back to top