Introduction to Folklore Genres

English 1700
Section 1
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
9-9:50

The function of this course is to introduce students to theoretical and practical approaches to fieldwork methods. Students will be introduced to folkloric research categories including material culture, oral culture, textual culture, and performance theory. Students will learn to identify key folkloric concepts through real life experiences, and represent these collaborations through their own fieldwork and analytical essays.