Chocolate cake and flowers were enjoyed in the Folklore Archives on Friday, July 17th, in celebration of CFS Assistant Director Cassie Patterson’s successful dissertation defense. Dr.
New PhD Ziying You and Professor Dorothy Noyes contributed to a special issue of the Journal of Folklore Research (52:2-3), UNESCO on the Ground: Local Perspectives on Global Policy for Intangible Cultural Heritage, published simultaneously in book form by Indiana University Pr
CFS faculty Dorry Noyes and Katherine Borland delivered talks at the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore Conference in Zagreb, Croatia on June 22nd.
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.