FOLK 3000 American Folklore
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1103 with grade of C or higher
Description

Regional character of the United States, illustrated by a variety of folklore genres from each region, including legends, songs, customs, arts, and crafts.

FOLK 3100 Folklore and Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1103 with grade of C or higher
Description

Literary aspects of folklore relevant to the English major, including oral literature genres (especially the folktale and ballad) and analysis of the uses of folklore in literary works.

FOLK 4000 Georgia Folklife
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1103 with grade of C or higher
Description

European-American, African-American, and Native American traditions of the southeastern United States with concentration on Georgia, illustrated by materials from the Georgia Folklore Archives.

FOLK 4020 America’s Folk Crafts
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1103 with grade of C or higher
Description

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

FOLK 4050 Global Ceramic Traditions
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1103 with grade of C or higher
Description

Cross-listed with FOLK 6050. 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 4100 British Folk Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1103 with grade of C or higher
Description

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

FOLK 4110 Irish Folk Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1103 with grade of C or higher
Description

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