Outdoor market in Hong Kong. Photo by Tim Lloyd. Estonian Shrovetide Victory Day in Estonia Amy Shuman telling a joke at the annual spring BBQ Members of the Loyal Orange Order marching in the Twelfth of July Parade, Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Photo by Ray Cashman Flags on a porch in University District, Columbus, OH Gourds Faces of fieldwork Matthew Hewell

Supporting the learning, teaching, research, and outreach of folklorists and students of folklore.


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Dr. Katherine Borland Directs CFS

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Borland who is the new Director of the Center for Folklore Studies!




Oral Histories of Latinos/as in Ohio project videoimage of elena foulis

Congratulations to Dr. Elena Foulis, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, who recently produced a video introduction to her Oral Histories of Latinos/as in Ohio project. This project is a new collection in the Center for Folklore Studies Archives and will be exhibited as an online gallery this year. Check back for updates!