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October 9, 2020

Congratulations to PhD Candidate, Jordan Lovejoy (English), who was featured in a live Q&A session on 100 Days in Appalachia’s Instagram! Jordan fielded the age old question, “so, what IS…

October 8, 2020

2019-2020 Archival Intern Benjamin Beachy was accepted into the MLIS program at Kent State University and has started his first semester. Beachy shares, "this fall semester is mostly comprised of…

October 8, 2020

Congratulations to Drs. Borland, Patterson, and Waugh-Quasebarth on their recent publication about the Ohio Field School in the Journal of Folklore and Education's special issue on Teaching for…

October 8, 2020

Congratulations to CFS Alumna, Dr. Rosemary Hathaway (English Department at West Virginia University), who recently published her book, Mountaineers Are Always Free: Heritage, Dissent, and a West…

October 8, 2020

Episode #1 of the CFS’s new podcast, Covid Conversations: Life in a Time of Corona, is LIVE! It features two wordsmiths and artists - Omope Daboiku who lives in Dayton, Ohio and Alinah Azadeh from…

October 8, 2020

Congratulations to alumna, Dr. Nancy Yan, and OSU-IU Student Conference keynote speaker, Dr. Rachel Gonzàlez, on their recent podcast episode for New Books in Folklore! “In this podcast, we talk…

August 27, 2020

Greetings Folklorists and Allies,
 
It is my pleasure to welcome you back to campus (sort of) for what will certainly be an unusual year. The volatility of the virus as well as the…

August 14, 2020

During this peculiar summer of 2020, Ehsan Estiri finished and defended his Dissertation, Talking Back to America: Discursive Processes in Iranian Angelino Public Events (see below for summary).…

August 11, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Tessa Jacobs, who has just defended her timely dissertation, _Fire on Mountain Drive: Community Dynamics and Personal Narrative in a Wildfire-Prone Landscape_. Tessa…