New Digital Gallery Live on CFS Website

February 15, 2019
Sudzys Pinup Palace Window

New digital galleries are being added to the archives website on the Center for Folklore Studies page, representing fieldwork done by students of the Ohio Field School.

Rachel Hopkin is an American Citizen!

February 15, 2019
Rachel Hopkin Citizenship Gathering

In 2013 Rachel Hopkin was awarded a rare National Interest Waiver green card on the basis that, because of her work as a folklorist/radio producer with a special focus on traditional culture around the USA, it was in the national interest to have her Stateside.

Nathan Young Leaves for Fieldwork in Turkey

February 15, 2019
Nathan Young

Nathan Young left for Turkey on February 1st for six months of fieldwork in Ankara. He says: "I am researching instances and means by which some Turks maintain connection to their alleged villages and places of origin through various nostalgia projects.

Two New Publications by Amy Shuman

February 15, 2019
Amy Shuman

Amy Shuman has two new publications. First, with Katharine Young, “The Body as Medium: a Phenomenological Approach to the Production of affect in Narrative” in Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Narrative, ed. Zara Dinnen and Robyn Warhol pp 399-416.

Congratulations, Jordan!

December 12, 2018
Jordan Lovejoy

Join us in congratulating Jordan Lovejoy, who passed her qualifying exams today with flying colors and will be heading to southern West Virginia for fieldwork in January.  We thank the  committee--Katey Borland (advisor and chair), Amy Shuman, Tommy Davis, and Dorry Noyes—for their insi