Explores anthropological approaches to the study of symbolic systems, including cosmology, myth, religion, ritual, and art, as well as everyday patterns of metaphor and the presentation of self. Theoretical issues include semiotics, psychoanalysis, structuralism, liminality, and critical theory. Prereq., ANTH 2100 or instructor consent. Same as ANTH 5520. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors).