Front Page


Chris Hemmig presenting at Denison
Congratulations to Chris Hemmig for being hired as a two
Rachel Hopkin
This year, the Foodways Section of the American Folklore

Front Page

The Center for Folklore Studies receives $100k donation to fund Ohio Field Schools


Lonnie w/ Muffler Man, Muffler Shop & Welding/Tire Station, New Rome, OHThe Center for Folklore Studies is pleased to announce that the Columbus Foundation donated $100,000 to support two Ohio Field Schools that will take place in summer 2017 & 2018! The credit-bearing, 4-6 week Ohio Field School will engage students in surveying, documenting, collecting and exhibiting Ohio folklore and cultural scenes.

This multi-year educational and outreach initiative will focus on a different Ohio region each year, beginning with the ethnically diverse rural and urban Appalachian communities of Southeastern Ohio.



2014 MFR group photo_chicago

Join us for the 2016 Midwest Folklorists

Jo Radner