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December 16, 2020

The Center for Folklore Studies has received a $25,000  Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme (GAHDT) Centers Grant, for its project: “Revisioning Folklore Studies in the Academy and the Public…

December 10, 2020

Alumna Dr. Elo-Hanna Seljamaa will give the plenary address at a Zoom conference on socialist/Soviet-era folkloristics from the University of Latvia. 

Registration link here:

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December 3, 2020

Warmest congratulations to Mariah Marsden, whose sprightly oral defense capped her passing of her qualifying exams. Mariah’s committee consisted of Drs. Katey Borland, Dorry Noyes (chair), Beth…

November 20, 2020

The Center for Folklore Studies mourns the passing of Dr. Jean (Mayo) MacLaughlin on October 27, 2020.  Trained at the Folklore Institute at Indiana University (MA 1970, PhD 1977), Jean joined the…

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