AMST 3404 New York City Folklore

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AMER 61.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Folklore of the streets and neighborhoods of New York City. The urban environment as a region generating its own folklore and traditions. Customs, language, and symbols of urban life, past and present. Introduction to problems of fieldwork and methods of collecting urban folklore. This course is the same as English 3159 [25.4].

Prerequisite: sophomore or junior or senior standing.

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