African-American Folklore

This course examines the development and the significance of African-American folklore through study of its various genres: music, tales, legends, shorter verbal forms, material culture, folk belief, and folk humor. Emphasis is given to both African survivals and Indo-European influences in these genres.Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102Crosslisted: AFRSTY and AMST 260L are the same course

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
American Studies
Number: 
AMST260L-01C
Semester: 
Winter 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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