Orality Literacy Memory Tradition and History (HIST 462.3)

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People understand the past differently. Historical information is constituted and conveyed in culturally specific ways. This course examines the way that orality, literacy, memory and notions of ?tradition? intersect in the construction and conveyance of historical knowledge between cultures and within particular cultures over time.


6 credit units of senior-level HIST of which 3 credit units must be 300-level.


Chronological and geographical designation will vary with instructor. Students with credit for HIST 498 (Orality, Literacy, Memory, and History) may not take this course for credit.

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