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English

Subtitles: English, Greek, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to the American South

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 29 min)
6 videos
The Region, the Diaspora, and the Mythic4m
Contested Memory and the Global South5m
Race, Class and Gender5m
My Story5m
Teachers4m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to the American South20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Oral Tradition

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 40 min)
8 videos
Poppa Jazz talks Heaven and Hell6m
Toasts and Dozens4m
The Auctioneer5m
Trading4m
The Sermon3m
Of the Book and of the Spirit3m
The Key to Southern Culture8m
1 practice exercise
Oral Tradition20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Southern Artists

1 hour to complete
11 videos (Total 50 min)
11 videos
Basket Weaving4m
Quilting4m
Folk Sculpture4m
Folk Painting4m
Community Tradition1m
Black and White Photography6m
Color Photography5m
Sense of Place5m
Sense of History6m
Literature's Influence3m
1 practice exercise
Southern Artists20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Southern Writers

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 39 min)
7 videos
The Voice4m
The Short Story4m
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks: Literary Friends9m
Southern Novelists3m
Alice Walker: Regions of the Heart4m
The Question of Black Humanity9m
1 practice exercise
Southern Writers20m

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