CUL3220 Folklife and Material Culture

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Dorcas Dennis Course Description: How This Course Benefits Students: Why This Course Is Important:

CUL2000 Intro to Folk Studies

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Dorcas Dennis Course Description: Explores the variety of things that are counter to the established or lofty crafts: folklore, folk medicine, folk religion, etc. How This Course Benefits Students:… Read More

CUL2100 Foundations of Cultural Studies

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Dorcas Dennis Course Description: Introduces students to understanding culture as a dynamic process that guides lifes, interpretation, and self-understanding. How This Course Benefits Students: This course equips the student… Read More

CUL3210 Folktales and Oral Traditions

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Dorcas Dennis Course Description: Introduces students to the role of oral traditions in various cultural contexts. Special attention is placed on the process of meaning making and addressing ongoing… Read More

CUL3200 Folklore and Folklife

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Dorcas Dennis Course Description: Students explore the range of traditions, beliefs, rituals, and physical objects that make up folk culture. They will also gain an appreciation of the ongoing… Read More

CUL5300 Identity, Culture & Postmodern Communication

Educational Level: Graduate, Master Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Curt Watke Course Description: Who am I? How do I relate to others? And how do I know? A comparative analysis of answers to these central questions from socio-psychological theories… Read More

CUL3300 Self, Groupness & Postmodern Identities

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Curt Watke Course Description: Who am I? How do I relate to others? And how do I know? Postmodern answers to these central questions continue to accentuate social fragmentation… Read More