Student Experience

We take pride in creating an environment for graduate study that is collegial and collaborative, one that celebrates and supports an abundance of world cultures and diverse points of view. The aim of our faculty is to support our students with guidance and resources to help advance a shared commitment to the work we do.

Department programs

Our department hosts a variety of programs throughout the year, from book parties to lectures and colloquia to a symposium.

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Trickster Press

In addition to the two disciplinary organizations, Trickster Press is a student-led publishing group that publishes scholarship in both ethnomusicology and folklore. Folklore Forum is the peer-reviewed journal of Trickster Press.

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Students pose for photo in traditional costumes.
Students play music together.
Students and faculty pose for photo while traveling abroad.

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