ENGH 412: Topics in Folklore Studies

ENGH 412-DL1: Folklore in China
(Fall 2021)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M


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Section Information for Fall 2021

This course is an introduction to folklore in China. We will survey a variety of expressive forms practiced by different groups of people living in China, including folktale, foodways, material culture, folk belief, festival, and internet folklore. Through course readings, lectures, documentary films, discussions, and written assignments, we will examine artistic expression of everyday life in China to explore issues of identity, gender, cultural diversity, continuity and creativity, urbanization, and globalization.  

ENGH 412-DL1 is a distance education section.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Exploration of various aspects of folklore and folklife such as folklore and literature, folk arts, folk song, and material culture. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different with permission of department. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: Satisfaction of University requirements in 100-level English and in Mason Core literature.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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