SCAND 230 A: Introduction To Folklore Studies

Summer Term: 
B-term
Meeting Time: 
MTWThF 9:10am - 11:20am
Location: 
CLK 316
SLN: 
13471
Joint Sections: 
C LIT 230 A
Instructor:
Guntis Šmidchens
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 C LIT 230; AWSpS.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
November 15, 2017 - 9:21pm