Ohio Field Schools awarded Connect & Collaborate Grant

May 1, 2019
Image of field school students standing behind a fire in the woods

The Center for Folklore Studies' Ohio Field School initiative has been awarded $26,035 from Ohio State's Connect & Collaborate grant, which is administered by the Office of Outreach and Engagement, to support Sharing Visions: Intergnerational Work in Appalachian Ohio. 

CFS receives Public Narrative Collaborative grant

May 1, 2019
Molly Rideout

The Center for Folklore Studies received a grant from the Public Narrative Collaborative and the Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme to commission Molly Rideout for the Portsmouth Public Writing Art Collaboration. 

Cobb wins Graduate Student Service Award

April 25, 2019

The Graduate Student Service Award for service to the Comparative Studies Department and its Students goes to Emma Cobb. Emma worked throughout the year as student rep to the graduate studies committee—an extensive commitment, but she did even more than that.

Toy wins Lynd Award for Excellence in Teaching

April 25, 2019
caroline toy

The Margaret Lynd Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Associate went to Caroline Toy for her outstanding work in writing instruction, in integrating fan studies into her courses, and for her interest in exploring online education.

Craycraft wins Bjornson Prize

April 25, 2019
Sarah Craycraft

Congratulations to Sarah Craycraft, who won the Richard Bjornson Prize for best essay by a graduate student for her paper “The Mule as Motif in the Ohio Valley Research Project,” based on a mid-20th century collection in the Folklore Archives!