News from Be The Street

January 14, 2020
Moriah Flagler portrait.

Postdoc Moriah Flagler will continue on for a third year thanks to a $100,000 Community Engagement Grant from the Global Arts + Humanities discovery theme.

Varajon Onscreen

January 13, 2020
Photo of a television screen with a crowd of people at Dollywood. Varajon outlined in a circle.

Our very own Sydney Varajon (PhD candidate) was spotted in the Hallmark Channel film Christmas at Dollywood which aired in December. For Sydney it was fieldwork, of course. Nevertheless, congratulations on her Hallmark picture debut!

Dr. Mark Bender & the New Publication of Chinese Folk Literature

December 4, 2019
Mark Bender

Dr. Mark Bender, chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, announced the publication of Meige, the translation of  a version of a folk epic of the Yi ethnic group from Chuxiong prefecture, Yunnan province, China in in 1959.

Craycraft Featured in OSU Alumni Magazine

December 4, 2019
Sarah Craycraft closely watches Tsvetana Todorova working on her needlecraft in Bulgaria.

Sarah Craycraft will be featured in the upcoming Winter 2019 issue of OSU's alumni magazine. The story covers her participation in a Bulgaria-based program called Residencia Baba and her path from her undergraduate work, to Bulgaria, to folklore studies at Ohio State.

Congratulations, Dr. Hopkin!

November 26, 2019
Rachel Hopkin with her committee after her dissertation defense

Congratualtions to Rachel Hopkin, who successfully defended her dissertation! Her committee included Amy Shuman, Advisor, Dorry Noyes, Katey Borland, and Ana Cara (from Oberlin College). The outside examiner, Madhumita Dutta from Geography, was excellent.