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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. 

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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…

November 4, 2020

Congratulations to Drs. Katherine Borland and Amy Shuman, who published a chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Counter-Narratives.

Borland, Katherine and Amy Shuman.  2020.  “After…

November 4, 2020

The Ohio Latino Affairs Commission Board recently elected its new leaders for the 44th board, including two representatives from The Ohio State University. Congratulations to Elena Foulis, senior…

November 2, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Martha Sims, who successfully defended her dissertation, “Illness Tattoos: A Study of Embodied Traditions and Narratives.” Her committee included Drs. Amy Shuman (…

October 30, 2020

During the Spring 2020 Ohio Field School, Lydia Smith and Jacob Kopcienski worked to document the cemetery in Rendville OH, a progressive and historically integrated town in Perry County. In…

October 27, 2020

2020 Ohio Field Schooler, Evan DeCarlo, published "Placemaking and Blue Blazes: The Ohio Field School Comes to the BTA" for the summer issue of Trailblazer, the quarterly publication of the…