FOLK 570: Topics in Regional Folklore Studies

FOLK 570-002: 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.  

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores topics in regional folklore studies such as folklore in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, China/East Asia, and regional cultures in the U.S. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Registration Restrictions:

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

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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