ANTH 325 Folklore in Modern American Life

3 credits, Fall or Spring (as needed)

Examines folklore as part of expressive culture within modern American life. Students collect and analyze different categories, including some of the following: jokes, games, material arts, folk songs, personal narratives, legends, and festivals. Readings include articles on the study of folklore, collections of folklore, and analyses representing interdisciplinary perspectives.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 152 and third-year status

Alternate years: Offered every other year