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Finding Your Place 113: Practicing Place: Find background information

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Heidi Syler
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Jessie Ball duPont Library
Room G25
735 University Ave.
Sewanee, TN 37383
931.598.1709

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"What do rituals do in relation to space and relationships? How do people map out their territory through ritual and what can we understand of those maps? Students examine place-making rituals at nearby Buddhist temples such as alms-rounds and circumnambulation and analyze the rituals they experience at Sewanee that sacralize places here--from signing the Honor Code to walking the Perimeter Trail."

Jessie Ball duPont Library, University of the South
178 Georgia Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383
931.598.1664