Front Page

Front Page

Scared of Clowns? Minor in Folklore!

Screen shot of Gordon clown articleWith a Folklore Minor you can become an expert on the abnormal, the supernatural, the trivial and the divine in everyday life. Study folklore to learn what’s behind these scares. Watch out next year for the legendary Merrill Kaplan’s legend course, English 4577.01! Find out more about the folklore minor at OSU. Here are some folklorists’ responses to the clown panic:

Clownology 101: Your Resident Folklorist Weighs In
Creepy Clowns Explained, Folklore-Style
Clown Costume Popularity Comes Amid Heightened Fear in Southeast Texas, Nation

 

 

Events

Centers Holiday Party

Join the centers of the Arts & Humani

12/07/2016
laptop and notepad

The general theme for this month's CFC me

12/10/2016

People

Picture for vangas.2

Exploration

Picture for johnson.5402

MA/PhD, Department of English

Picture for webber.1

Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures