Alumna Sheila Bock publishes in Journal of Medical Humanities

July 1, 2015
Sheila Bock

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

Matthew Campbell Defends Qualifying Exams!

May 12, 2015
Matthew Campbell

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.

Barnes and Mullen Award Winners Announced!

May 5, 2015
Marissa Wieneke and Dr. Katherine Borland at CFS annual spring potluck

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.  

Congratulations, Dr. Hemmig!

April 28, 2015
Chris Hemmig
Congratulations to Dr. Chris Hemmig, who successfully passed his  oral examination on Tuesday, April 14th for his dissertation entitled: What Development? Poverty and the Struggle to Survive in the Fuuta Tooro Region of Southern Mauritania!