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SCAND 334 A: Immigrant And Ethnic Folklore

Kurbits
Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
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SLN: 
21245
Instructor:
A portrait of Colin Gioia Connors
Colin Connors

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This course will examine how folklore contributes to the expression of ethnic identities. Case studies will focus on the narratives and traditions of ethnic groups in the Nordic countries and of Nordic immigrants to the United States, past and present. Part theory and part praxis, this course will train students in the basics of folkloristic field research and presentation, including conducting interviews and digital storytelling production.

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Catalog Description: 
Survey of verbal, customary, and material folk traditions in ethnic context. Theories of ethnic folklore research applied to the traditions of American communities of Scandinavian, Baltic, or other European ancestry. Offered: jointly with C LIT 334.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
February 22, 2021 - 2:42pm
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