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College of Forestry

NR 380 – Nature in Storytelling Over the Centuries (3)

Examines the historic tendency across cultures to mythologize elements of the natural world, resulting in celebrated myths, fables, and stories. The course examines nature-based folklore from past centuries, uncovering early perceptions of landscapes, creatures, and plants held by societies and cultures. Focus then shifts to exploration of how elements of the natural world have been portrayed in contemporary film, television, and advertising, revealing how perceptions of nature have evolved over the past century. Connections between contemporary popular culture and old-world myths, fables, and stories will thus be revealed. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
W21384814003Stemper, D.Online Open353555
Class Notes: Online section.  [ Textbooks]
Syllabus: Available in Canvas to students enrolled in this course. Or contact instructor to request syllabus.
Find textbooks for NR 380 at the OSU Beaver Store (current term only). For questions related to course materials, contact the OSU Beaver Store.

= This is a Baccalaureate Core course
= Fees may apply to this course
Registration Restrictions:
+ = Include restriction (may register if you meet this criteria)
- = Exclude restriction (may not register if you meet this criteria)
* = Prerequisite may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course