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C LIT 230 A: Introduction to Folklore Studies

Summer Term: 
B-term
Meeting Time: 
MTWThF 9:10am - 11:20am
Location: 
* *
SLN: 
10642
Instructor: 
Guntis Smidchens
Catalog Description: 
Folkloristics combines the methods and ideas of Literature Studies and Anthropology. Folktales (fairy tales), legends, jokes, songs, proverbs, customs and other forms of traditional culture are studied together with the living people and communities who perform and adapt them. Students learn the folklorist's methods of fieldwork (participant observation), ethnography, comparative analysis, and interpretation. Offered: jointly with SCAND 230; AWSpS.
GE Requirements Met: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Withdrawn
Last updated: 
May 20, 2019 - 9:13pm
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