Recent News

March 13, 2023

It's time to apply for our annual spring awards. The Patrick B. Mullen Graduate Prize is funded by the Patrick B. Mullen Endowment Fund, which was established in recognition of the contribution…

November 1, 2022

We're pleased to announce a new folklore course to be offered Spring 2023. "Folklore of the Americas: Appalachia" will be taught by Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth as an undergraduate course. 


July 14, 2022

This past semester, professors Amy Shuman and Mary Hufford were awarded Discovery Field School Grant Awards, which allowed them to “take students to domestic destinations to learn about the…

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…

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Dorothy Noyes
Professor in the Departments of English and Comparative Studies
Amy Shuman
Professor Emeritus
Merrill Kaplan
Associate Professor of Folklore and Scandinavian Studies