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June 15, 2022

On June 14th, 2022, Sarah Craycraft defended Reinventing the Village: Generations, Heritage and Revitalization in Contemporary Bulgaria, a dissertation that committee members described as an…

May 26, 2022

The Center for Folklore Studies is delighted to announce the launch of the newest collection in its archive: OSU Student Digital Folklore Collection (SDFC). The aim of the SDFC is to gather,…

May 26, 2022

Nine students in CS 4193 Border Issues and Immigrant Rights Activism in Ohio completed their final projects, documenting their visits to immigrant communities, immigrant rights groups and points…

April 4, 2022
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This is an annual $200 cash award for the year's best folklore paper by an OSU undergraduate. It honors beloved emeritus professor Daniel R. Barnes, who taught folklore and…

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Dorothy Noyes
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