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Myth in Cultural Context

Description:
An anthropological analysis and interpretation of myth, using texts from a variety of world cultures, including African, ancient Middle Eastern, Native American, Amazonian, Mediterranean and other traditions as primary materials. The course offers an overview of central problems and issues in the anthropological study of myth, and emphasizes the importance of examining myths within their socio-cultural settings. The course also considers some of the important theoretical perspectives that have been developed within anthropology for the study of myths and folklore.

Offered in:

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 5982 TuTh 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Waters,Alan F M02-0207 More Info

2016 Winter

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 1133 MTuWThF 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM Waters,Alan F W01-0058 More Info