Borland And Hopkin Receive Grant To Produce Covid Conversations Podcast

June 19, 2020

Borland And Hopkin Receive Grant To Produce Covid Conversations Podcast


Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Borland and Dr. Rachel Hopkin, who received a $25,000 grant from the Global Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme for Covid Conversations: Life in a Time of Corona, a podcast produced by Dr. Hopkin that will feature conversations between Ohioans who are professionally and/or personally involved with the arts and humanities and their paired counterparts around the globe. Covid Conversations will be archived at the Folklore Archives and made available on the FolkOhio website and other media channels. Dr. Hopkin is a BBC-trained journalist and award-winning radio producer whose reports and documentaries have been broadcast on media outlets around the world, including the BBC, National Public Radio in the US, and national networks in Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, and Ireland.

Collaborators include Dr. Cassie Patterson (OSU CFS Folklore Archives), Paul Kotheimer (OSU ASC Technology Services), Dr. Amy Shuman (OSU Department of English), Dr. David Staley (OSU Humanities Institute and Center for the Humanities in Practice), Nick Spitulski (OSU Humanities Institute), Luke Dennis (WYSO), Dr. Cristina Benedetti (Independent Folklorists currently on contract with the Ohio Arts Council), Patricia Williamsen (Ohio Humanities), Dr. David Merkowitz (Ohio Humanities), and Dr. Robert Colby (Ohio Humanities).

Keep an eye out for the first podcast to air in early fall!