Mar 04, 2021  
2016-2017 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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APST 356 - Appalachian Culture

(3 cr) This interdisciplinary crosslisted introduction to Appalachian culture will expose students to a wide variety of creative expression from the geographic region that constitutes Appalachia, particularly West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Kentucky. Students will study cultural stereotypes about Appalachia, the unique historical and cultural forces at work in Appalachia, and the rich expression of creativity in the area, including oral and written literatures, visual arts and crafts, and signing and songwriting. Prerequisites: ENGL 101  or permission of instructor.



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