Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

BSt 357U Caribbean Spirituality and Resistance

Historical and contemporary diversity of Afro- Creole spiritual/religious practices in the Caribbean. Rituals and beliefs of Indigenous Taino and African origin, Afro Cuban religious systems, Dominican worldview and spirit practice, Rastafari, Obeah, Vodou, and Spiritism. Conceptions of spirituality in synchretic, creolized spirit systems in colonized, transnational, globalized Afro-Caribbean society.


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