A minor in folklore teaches you to read literature with a broad perspective on its significance in language, dance, history, and fine arts. From legends to oral history, proverbs to jokes, fairy tales and tall tales to customs, folklore provides a broad spectrum of social expression.
Due to its wide variety of applications, the folklore minor pairs well with any major.
If you want to turn this interdisciplinary studies minor into a major, consider Truman’s interdisciplinary studies major.
For more information, please contact the chair or a committee member:
- Chair: Adam Davis (English and Linguistics Department)
- Anton Daughters (Sociology, Anthropology and Justice Systems Department)
- Sara Orel (Art + Design + Art History Department)
- Marc Rice (Music Department)
- Priscilla Riggle (English and Linguistics Department)
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