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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AFST 344 - Black Folklore

(3.00)
A study of black folklore of Africa and the African diaspora and its continuing influence on contemporary society. Folktales from Aesop to the New World and the question of provenance. Folk beliefs and folk practices including ritual, traditional medicine, celebrations, games and (work) songs. Parallels and distinctions between folklore and popular culture. Two or three cultures selected from Africa and the diaspora will be studied each semester offered.



Components: Lecture
Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)



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