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Anthropology

ANTH 211 (IT) Folklore (1)

Considers the major forms, functions, origins, methods of transmission and performance of folklore, as well as the collection and analysis of folklore. Introduces a variety of folklore genres (such as myth, joke, riddle, proverb, ballad), drawing upon cross-cultural as well as U.S. examples. Students will carry out independent research and analysis projects.

Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts

  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Moro