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English Department/Folklore Program Commencement

The University of Oregon’s 2016 Commencement will be held on Monday, June 13th at 9:00 a.m. in the Matthew Knight Arena.

The English Department/Folklore Program Commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, June 13th at 12:00 p.m. on the Memorial Quad. The ceremony will include those who graduated Summer 2015 through Winter 2016 and those who have applied Spring 2016 and Summer 2016.


2016 UO Folklore Rogue Graduation Ceremony

The UO Folklore Program will celebrate its annual Rogue Graduation Ceremony on June 11 from 2-5 PM.  All Folklore faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and FOF (Friends of Folklore) are welcome to attend.  This annual event combines tradition, humor, absurdity, and pride of accomplishment with community and libations.

For more information, contact UO Folklore Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr. John Baumann at




Check Out These Summer Folklore Courses !!

Summer is coming, and the UO Folklore Program is offering a number of great courses for undergraduates and graduates!!


Summer Session 6/20-7/17


Folklore and Religion w/ Dr. Dan Wojcik

FLR 411/511 CRN 40866

MTWR 12:00 – 1:50

FEN 105

This course explores religious practices and supernatural beliefs in modern society as expressed in folklore and film. We will examine religion and spirituality as it is “lived,” focusing primarily on beliefs and practices that are informally learned and generally unsanctioned by institutional doctrines and authorities. The course is organized to


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