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Myth in Cultural Context

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 Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 5982 TuTh
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
Waters,Alan F M02-0207
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/25/2016 - 05/11/2016
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 24
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = sophomore standing or permission of instructor
Course Attributes: World Cultures Distribution