On May 20 & 21 Dr. Cristina Benedetti and Sarah Hinkelman (graduate student in Anthropology and Ohio Field School alum) led a community self-documentation workshop with 12 juniors and seniors at Valley High School in Lucasville, Ohio.
Congratulations to recent folklore PhD, Amanda Randhawa, who will be a Visiting Assistant Professor in World Religions and Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies at Ohio University for the 2019-2020 academic year. Well done, Dr. Randhawa!
Tony Maggio (undergraduate minor in Folklore) is the winner of this year's Daniel R. Barnes Award for best undergraduate student paper.
Sarah Craycraft received a research fellowship from the American Institute for Southeast European Studies to support her dissertation research on youth participation in rural revitalization in Bulgaria during the upcoming academic year.
The Center for Folklore Studies was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Global Arts & Humanities Discovery Theme to support the spring 2020 Ohio Field School in Perry County, Ohio.