APST 256 - Appalachian Culture
(3cr) This interdisciplinary introduction to Appalachian culture will focus on the diverse multicultural traditions of Appalachia as well as how identities are formed, intersectionality, the dominant and marginalized populations, and address historic and contemporary struggles for social, economic, and environmental justice. Students will explore the idea of Appalachia in American consciousness by examining Appalachian regional issues and by comparing Appalachian people with other cultural groups, exploring cultural identity, cultural assumptions, cultural change, and cultural manipulation. Previously numbered APST 356. Prerequisites: ENGL 101 or permission of instructor.
CORE CODES : SO MD
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