Folklore Kudos

April 7, 2014
Orange flowers representing the word, kudos

Congratulations to Cassie Bower, who passed her Advisory Meeting today and is now an MA in English!

Congratulations to Danille Christensen and to Cassie Patterson, both of whom were nominated for the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor award, conferred by the Undergraduate Research Office but nominated by the students with whom they work. The winner of this award will be announced at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum on March 26, 2014.

Congratulations to Graham Zhao, who received a grant from the Mershon Center to pursue his dissertation fieldwork on the trading and exchange practices of the Muslim Hui minority in marketplaces in Shandong Province, China.

Congratulations to Christofer Johnson, who received a grant from the Margaret D. Blickle Endowed Research Fund in the Department of English for a research trip to the Orkney Islands and the University of Aberdeen, where he will study folksong in the political rhetoric of the Scottish Nationalist Party before the autumn referendum for independence.