Bender completes poetry lecture tour

March 26, 2019
Aku Wuwu poems book cover

Mark Bender, chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and internationally known indigenous poet Aku Wuwu, dean of Yi Ethnic Studies at Southwest Minzu University of China, recently visited Middlebury College, Williams Colleg

Congratulations, Sarah!

March 21, 2019
Sarah Craycraft

Congratulations to Sarah Craycraft, who is headed back to Bulgaria with a second FLAS fellowship to further her language study before she begins her fieldwork on rural revitalization in the autumn!

Congratulations, Mariah!

March 21, 2019

Congratulations to Mariah Marsden, who as of March 18th is MA in English, moving forward with her work on the intertwinings of print culture, agricultural work, and oral tradition in the Ozarks. 

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.