GED 204

Course Code: GED 204
Course Name:
Cultural Heritage of Bangladesh
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Detailed Syllabus:

The course will investigate Bangladesh’s culture in its diverse manifestations; trace its change over time by establishing a historical link between the past and present, and project into a globalized future. It will introduce various methodologies to appreciate cultural heritage based on an innovative and integrated perspective derived both from the human and the natural sciences. The subjects of the course include anthropological background of the people; major indigenous communities and their culture; human settlements and archaeological sites; sculpture and iconography; pata and rickshaw painting; arts and crafts; transportation systems; indigenous performances; festivals; indigenous games; cuisine and food habits; goddess worship, folk belief and superstition.