The Cultural Heritage of Bhutan II

This module aims to build upon what students learned in The Cultural Heritage of Bhutan I, as well as earlier modules, in order to gain a deeper understanding in the performances and practices associated with aspects of Bhutans cultural heritage. In particular, students will have the chance to examine the significance and purposes of religious and nonreligious rituals, ceremonies, festivals, dances, and musical performances. Through completing course work for this module, students will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Bhutans culture, and its crucial role in distinguishing the nation from other nations. The module aims to emphasize the importance of preservation and promotion, and for understanding and contextualizing students individual identities.
Course Number: BBTN304
Units: 3.0