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.
We are pleased to announce the happy news that the Board of Trustees have approved the promotion of Sabra Webber to full professor.
Professor Dorry Noyes recently published an article entitled "Heritage, Legacy, Zombie: How to Bury the Undead Past" in Cultural Heritage in Transit: Intangible Rights as Human Rights, edited by Deborah Kapchan.
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.
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!
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!