Congratulations to Martha Sims!

September 4, 2019

Hearty congratulations go to Martha Sims, who passed her candidacy exams in August. Her committe was composed of Amy Shuman (director), Dorry Noyes, Merrill Kaplan, and Kay Halasek. She will continue her fascinating work on tattoo lore as she moves forward with her projects.

Moriah Flagler wins Postdoctoral Scholar Mentor of the Year Award

August 30, 2019
Moriah Flagler portrait.

Congratulations to Moriah Flagler, a postdoctoral fellow for the Global Arts and Humanities Discovery team and the Artistic Director for Be The Street. She has been awarded the Mentor of the Year Award through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

CFS Receives Columbus Foundation Award for Field School

August 29, 2019
Students and community partners hiking Lampblack Trail in Scioto County.

We are thrilled to announce that the Center for Folklore Studies has received $25,000 from the Columbus Foundation for the Ohio Field School.  An initial donation of $100,000 from the Columbus Foundation in 2016 allowed us to successfully conduct an immersive field school in Sc

Congratulations, Madeleine!

August 12, 2019
Madeleine Smith

Congratulations to Madeleine Smith, who has passed her qualifying exams. She is moving forward to conduct oral history research with formerly incarcerated people, both prison reform/abolition activists and others outside activist circles, who are interested in telling their own stories.