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Scared of Clowns? Minor in Folklore!

Screen shot of Gordon clown articleWith a Folklore Minor you can become an expert on the abnormal, the supernatural, the trivial and the divine in everyday life. Study folklore to learn what’s behind these scares. Watch out next year for the legendary Merrill Kaplan’s legend course, English 4577.01! Find out more about the folklore minor at OSU. Here are some folklorists’ responses to the clown panic:

Clownology 101: Your Resident Folklorist Weighs In
Creepy Clowns Explained, Folklore-Style
Clown Costume Popularity Comes Amid Heightened Fear in Southeast Texas, Nation




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