Folklore Graduate Gets Job!

August 21, 2014
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Congratulations to former Center for Folklore Studies Office Assistant Rachel Paiscik (B.A. in Folklore and Arabic, 2013) who has recently started her job as International Student Advisor at Case Western Reserve University.

Sabra Webber Professor

August 21, 2014
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We are pleased to announce the happy news that the Board of Trustees have approved the promotion of Sabra Webber to full professor.

Cassie Bower Begins Program Coordinator Job at Brown University

July 31, 2014
Cassie Bower

Congratulations to Cassie Bower, who has just completed her MA in English and Folklore! Cassie and her partner Jim are moving shortly to Rhode Island, where Jim will be studying design and Cassie will take up a job at Brown University.

OSU Alum Publishes Dissertation

July 30, 2014
Book cover of Fat Gay Men: Girth, Mirth, and the Politics of Stigma, written by Jason Whitesel

Jason Whitesel, one of Professor Amy Shuman's former students, recently published his dissertation, titled, Fat Gay men: Girth, Mirth, and the Politics of Stigma. Congratulations, Jason!

New Folklore Arrival

June 3, 2014
Ziying and Zuchao Shen's newborn son, Enle Lucas

Congratulations to Ziying and Zuchao Shen on their new son Enle Lucas Shen, who was born on May 29, 2014 at 7lbs 13.6oz, and 21" long! Ziying reports that he is healthy and happy.

Warm wishes to the new parents!