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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…

February 21, 2019

Dr. Elena Foulis' article, "Participatory Pedagogy: Oral History in the Service-Learning Classroom" is featured as the resource of the month on The Art of Teaching Weblog throughout October! Dr.…

February 15, 2019

Sophia Enriquez, PhD student, ethnomusicology, has been selected as a 2019 National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellow. During the summer of 2019 she will attend an intensive 3-week…

February 15, 2019

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. Check out Sudzy's Pinup…

February 15, 2019

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…

February 15, 2019

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…

February 15, 2019

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…

December 12, 2018

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…

December 6, 2018

Dorothy Noyes, Professor in the Departments of English and Comparative Studies and former Director of the Center for Folklore Studies, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Folkloristics at the…