ENGH 591: Topics in Folklore Studies

ENGH 591-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 591 DL1 is a distance education section.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores folklore and folklife topics such as folk narrative and story telling, folklore and literature, folksong, and folk arts. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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