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June 16, 2014

Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD students Honored at Graduation Ceremonies on June 7th and 16th

Folklore 2013-2014 Graduates lauded in a Rogue Graduation Celebration Left to right: Professors Daniel Wojcik, Dianne Dugaw, and Lisa Gilman. Graduates Sarah Wyer, Adrienne Decker, Abby Grewatz, Dorothy Bayern, William Bourget, Robert Dobler, and Mia McMullen

Folklore 2013-2014 Graduates lauded in a Rogue Graduation Celebration
Left to right: Professors Daniel Wojcik, Dianne Dugaw, and Lisa Gilman. Graduates Sarah Wyer, Adrienne Decker, Abby Grewatz, Dorothy Bayern, William Bourget, Robert Dobler, and Mia McMullen

 

Mia McMullen is recognized for receiving her BA in Folklore during the Department of English and Folklore Program Commencement on June 16th.

Mia McMullen is recognized for receiving her BA in Folklore during the Department of English and Folklore Program Commencement on June 16th.

June 10, 2014

Car Cultures in the News!

University of Oregon Professor Gordon Sayre is interviewed about his Car Cultures class offered in Fall 2014.

Register Guard

June 5, 2014

Calling all Cars! Offered Fall 2014

FLR 320 – Car Cultures meets requirements for English, Folklore, and Environmental Studies.

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Read the Register Guard story about Car Cultures!

May 22, 2014

Dr. Ed Wolf – Music and Dance in Chile and Bolivia

Ed WolfDr. Ed Wolf is currently working on a book project related to his fieldwork with Afro-descendant organizations and music and dance in northern Chile. He explores which characteristics of Blackness are represented in these expressions and how they relate to attitudes towards the Afro-Descendants in the region. This summer Dr. Wolf will be documenting the Fiesta del Gran Poder in La Paz, Bolivia as part of a joint project on the material cultures of matracas (ratchets) with Indiana University professor emeritus John Johnson. Next year, Dr. Wolf is planning to teach a class on Puerto Rican music as well as Andean music ensemble.

May 21, 2014

Dr. Riki Saltzman Teaches “Folklore in the Public Sector” – Offered Winter 2015

Wondering what to do with all that folklore theory and all those cultural traditions your other classes have covered? Interested in community arts and looking to broaden your scope to folk and traditional arts? This class, taught by Riki Saltzman, Director of the Oregon Folklife Network, incorporates a history of the field, contemporary practice, and applications including fieldwork, grant writing, project development, and presentation. (more…)

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