Visit an important cultural location in Los Angeles and write 1-2 pages connecti

Visit an important cultural location in Los Angeles and write 1-2 pages connecting that place to our course material. You may want to visit and report on a museum exhibit, a historical site, or a location that is important in popular culture.
Students are expected to achieve the following:
Visit the location at least one time (preferably 2-3 visits)
Support all arguments and information with in-text citations
Incorporate information directly from class lectures (with in-text citations)
Use 3 “key terms” from class (found on study guides), written in bold or underlined
Credit all of sources in a properly-formatted Works Cited
You may want to check Atlas Obscura for interesting places near you. You’re welcome to select any location that you like – or – you can select a location from this list:
Campo Cahuenga
Fort Tejon
Olvera Street
Union Station
California African American Museum
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles
Armenian American Museum
Natural History Museum
La Brea Tar Pits
Hammer Museum
Fowler Museum
Skirball
Japanese American Museum
St. Francis Dam Disaster Site
Hare Krishna Temple Culver City
Wat Thai Temple
LA LGBT Center
Al-Umma Mosque, Santa Clarita
Green Man Store
Griffith Observatory
The Getty
Museum of Tolerance
Wende Cold War Museum
Museum of Jurassic Technology
Gene Autry Museum
Hart Park
Filipino Town
Culver Hotel
Saugus Cafe
Vasquez Rocks
LA Coliseum
Mountain Spirit Center (outside of LA)
Korea Town
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Lake Shrine
Malibu Hindu Temple
SGI-USA
West LA Zen Temple
Angels Flight Railway
Old LA Zoo
Avila Adobe
Mission San Fernando Rey de EspaƱa
Chinatown
Biddy Mason Memorial Park
Santa Monica Camera Obscura
St Mary’s Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church
Northridge Earthquake Epicenter
In addition to achieving the goals listed above, you must connect your research to the specific subject matter of this class (magic, witchcraft, religion). You may want to focus on any of the following issues in your paper:
Religious diversity
Religious rituals
Secular rituals
Magical beliefs
Magical practices
Superstition
Spirituality
New religious movements
Witchcraft
Witchcraft accusations
Accusations as social control
Myths and sacred storytelling
Syncretism
Religious leadership
Altered states of consciousness
Comparative religion
Evolution of religion
Divination
Ghosts and spirits
Marxism
Cannibalism
“Voodoo Death”
Colonial legacies

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