Folklore and the Modern World

Professor Dundes spoke about the study of folklore as an academic discipline. He emphasized that popular culture is as important, if… read more

Professor Dundes spoke about the study of folklore as an academic discipline. He emphasized that popular culture is as important, if not more important, than the elite culture of great writers, artists and thinkers. He also examined how folklore still greatly influences popular attitudes in the twentieth century. He also provided numerous examples to help define folklore. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Folklore and the Modern World

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Program ID:
72361-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Jun 8, 1996
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 1997

Airing Details

  • Jun 08, 1996 | 7:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 08, 1996 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 1996 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 1996 | 6:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 1996 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 1997 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 1997 | 11:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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