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Dan Cobb to Speak at UW-Tacoma and UW-Washington

October 30, 2015

Professor Dan Cobb will be speaking at an event celebrating the life and work of Makah documentary filmmaker Sandy Osawa at the University of Washington-Tacoma on Wednesday, October 28. On October 30, he will be giving a lecture based on … Continued

AMST 89’s ‘Locating Lynching’ Now Live

October 6, 2015

The project that rose out of AMST 89: Introduction to Digital Humanities is now live. Locating Lynching is inspired by the Equal Justice Initiative’s recent report on lynchings in the American South, and seeks to locate and document lynchings in … Continued

First Colloquium Event: #NCfoodways Panel

September 22, 2015

Four graduate students in the Masters in Folklore program presented their work completed last spring in the first iteration of Carolina Cooks, Carolina Eats, taught by Dr. Sharon P. Holland and Dr. Marcie Cohen Ferris. Their presentations combined their own historical research … Continued

Victoria Bouloubasis On the Secret of Labneh Ice Cream

September 22, 2015

Folklore masters student, Victoria Bouloubasis, has an article in Indy Week. The Secret of The Parlour’s Labneh Ice Cream is part of the Indy’s ‘Eat This’ column series, of which Victoria is a frequent contributor. Great work, Victoria!

Just Released: Southern Things, Issue 3

September 15, 2015

The online journal “Southern Things” has just released Issue 3: Summer 2015. It features eight undergraduate essays written in Bernard L. Herman’s Spring 2015 course “Introduction to the American South: A Cultural Journey.” The essays were edited by graduate students … Continued