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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Spring 2005

ANT 392P • Intro to Graduate Folklore

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
27985 F
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
EPS 1.130KA
Keeler

Course Description

The seminar will begin with an overview of the history of folklore studies. Highpoints in the study of myth and ritual will also be covered. Other topics will include the Frankfurt School, orality and literacy, Bourdieu's work on taste, performing arts and mass media.

Students will be expected to come to class with a question or comment for discussion. In addition, each student will write a short mid-term essay, and a final term paper of fifteen to twenty pages to be submitted at the end of the semester.

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