FOLK 6020 America’s Folk Crafts
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Traditional hand skills of North American folk-culture regions including folk arts, crafts, architecture, food-ways, and pre-industrial technology, their Old World sources, and display in folk museums.

FOLK 6050 Global Ceramic Traditions
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Cross-listed with FOLK 4050. An international survey of folk pottery from prehistory to today, combining material folklore study, art history, and cultural geography to explore continuity and change in hand-based technologies, societal uses and meanings of traditional clay products and aesthetics and creativity in each group’s tradition.

FOLK 6100 British Folk Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The oral, musical, customary, and material traditions of England, Scotland, and Wales, including their regional variation and reflection of major historical currents.

FOLK 6110 Irish Folk Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Traditional culture from the Celts to the present, including saga literature, farmsteads and houses, singing, storytelling, and supernatural beliefs.

FOLK 8200 Folklore
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Survey of folklore genres (including ballads, tales, customs, and arts) and of aspects of folklore study (including literary uses of folklore) with illustrations drawn largely from the South.