Gregory A. Schrempp

Gregory A. Schrempp

Professor, Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1987

Research interests

  • myth, cosmology, and worldview
  • comparative mythology
  • history of ideas
  • Oceania
  • North America

Courses recently taught

  • Myth, Legend, & Popular Science
  • Readings in Ethnography
  • History of Folklore Study
  • Cosmology & Worldview
  • Mythology & Culture
  • Analysis of Myth
  • Contemporary Approaches to Myth

Books

The Truth of Myth
The Truth of Myth

World Mythology in Theory and Everyday Life

Gregory A. Schrempp
2020

Science, Bread, and Circuses
Science, Bread, and Circuses

Folkloristic Essays on Science for the Masses

Gregory A. Schrempp
2014

The Ancient Mythology of Modern Science
The Ancient Mythology of Modern Science

A Mythologist Looks (Seriously) at Popular Science Writing

Gregory A. Schrempp
2012

Myth
Myth

A New Symposium

Gregory A. Schrempp
2002

Magical Arrows
Magical Arrows

The Maori, the Greeks, and the Folklore of the Universe

Gregory A. Schrempp
1992

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