Nov 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog
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APST 256 - 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. Previously numbered APST 356. Prerequisites: ENGL 101  or permission of instructor.



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