Congratulations to Katey Borland who was recently elected to the Executive Board of the American Folklore Society for a three year term, beginning this spring. The field is very lucky to have her there!
Recently, Comparative Studies donated a thousand copies of books and zines produced through Redbird Books-to-Prisoners, thanks to our graduate student, Gabriel Piser, who organized and distributed this contribution.
Last week, Hugh Urban was featured on the Public Radio Back Story segment, American Prophets: Religions Born in the U.S. Listen here to learn about religions that originated or transformed in America.
Last Friday, Noah Tamarkin was awarded a prize at the 114th Annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Denver, Colorada.
Congratulations to Carolyn Elerding, who as of yesterday, was awarded a Presidential Fellowship by the Graduate School at the Ohio State University.