Folklore alumna Sheila Bock has published an article based on her dissertation fieldwork: “Grappling to Think Clearly”: Vernacular Theorizing in Robbie McCauley’s Sugar,” Journal of Medical Humanities 36: 127-139. Bock's article examines Robbie McCauley’s
Cristina Benedetti, Graduate Archivist for the Center for Folklore Studies, has received a Gerald E. and Corinne L. Parsons Fund Grant from the American Folklife Center to conduct research at the Library of Congress on depression-era political protests.
Congratulations to Matthew Campbell, who defended his qualifying exams this morning with a committee headed by Ryan Skinner and Danielle Fosler-Lussier and completed by Barry Shank and Dorry Noyes. Campbell is now ABD in the Program in Ethnomusicology.
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2015 Patrick B. Mullen Paper Prize for best graduate student paper and the 2015 Daniel R. Barnes Prize for best undergraduate student paper in Folklore this year.