Indiana Folklore and Identity

FOLK-F 360 — Fall 2022 — Themester

Days and Times
TuTh 3:00 PM–4:15 PM
Course Description

From stories and music to foods and crafts, everyday actions communicate who we are and help forge our relationships with others. Through jokes and personal  narratives, this course begins with how stories reflect and form our identities. Next, it  explores how handmade objects can provide a lens for understanding the identities of people and their communities. Finally, the class explores a range of traditional music,  foodways, and festivals in Indiana, and how identity is constituted through these  folklore genres.

Instructor: Jon Kay