1. Folklore: A definition: Folklore emerges from the dialectic tension between
the individual and tradition.
a. Folklorists are still debating the term.
b. Term is first proposed in 1846 by William Toms.
c. Folklore is informal
d. Culture can
You conduct fieldwork with consultants in different contexts
o Need one consent form per consultant (available on course website)
o May have more than one context per consultant
May search through archive to access data from previous quarters
culture- world view
traditionmyth(creation); culturally developed
everyday life; ordinary life
Taboos: expectation and norm=belief ; value system
Field works earliest history:
NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design
Course Syllabus NARS 250 Insects, People and Environment
Insects, People and