Summer 2012 Course Descriptions
Folklore 162 AC
The Narrative Construction of The Monstrous/Marvelous
Session D: 07/02-08/10/12 MTuWTh 12-2P
CONRAD, J A
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In this course we look at the intersection of Art, Science, Ethnography, and popular entertainments in thieir utilization and construction of marvels. Always a disciplining regime, with winners and losers, one of the questions the course will pose is "How are some of these constructions normalized and conventionalized in day-to-day life?"