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The Folklore Program at the University of Oregon is one of a few major centers of folkloristic research in the United States. With more than thirty participating faculty, our program provides an interdisciplinary approach to a Masters Degree, allowing students to create a focused course of study in their areas of interest.



Folklore Graduation June 2015

Pictures from the June Graduation Ceremony for Folklore Undergrads and Graduates.  Presented publicly by Folklore Program Director Lisa Gilman



Drag Party Poster

Drag Party Film at JSMA

“Drag Party”

A Film Presentation

You are invited to a film presentation by Emma Oravecz, a graduate student in the Folklore Department. Open to the public!

Friday, June 12 at 4:00 p.m. in the JSMA Ford Lecture Hall.


Call for Book Proposals

The University of Illinois Press, the University Press of Mississippi, and the University of Wisconsin Press, in cooperation with the American Folklore Society and with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, invite proposals to a workshop at the 2011 conference of the American Folklore Society for authors working on their first book. Up to six authors will be selected to participate in a full day of intensive activities devoted to critiquing and developing their individual projects  Projects selected for the workshop will be candidates for publication in the Presses’ new