Mar 03, 2024  
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AFOL 450 - African Oral Literature

3 Credits
3 hours per week.

This course is an introduction to African Oral Literature with initial emphasis on how orality can be understood in a changing literate culture. This course also focuses attention on criteria and modalities for classification of African Oral Literature into genres and sub-genres. Finally, the centrality of the role of the oral artist and composition and performance techniques are properly examined. Classes combine lectures and extensive discussion. This course is taught in English.

Offered (AS NEEDED)

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