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The Body in Ecstasy: Possession and Intoxication, 5 hp (Autumn 2017)

Datum: 2017-11-10 - 2017-12-07
Plats: Stockholm
Arrangör: Stockholm University
Typ: Course

The Body in Ecstasy: Possession and Intoxication, 5 hp (Autumn 2017)

This course examines a variety of liminal bodily states and ecstatic borderlands, including intoxication, trance, sexual rites, and shamanistic practices in different cultures. The course focuses on cultural expression and praxis, starting from central theoretical concepts such as ritual, liminality, performance and performativity.

Language of instruction: English
Course responsible: Niklas Foxeus
Period: Second half of the autumn semester 2017