Hilary-Joy Virtanen (Folk MA '08) was honored as the Board of Trustees Distinguished Faculty Award recipient at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony at Finlandia University in Michigan.
Nimeshika Venkatesan (University of Tartu and Stella Maris College) recently published an interview with Indiana University faculty member Jason Jackson in the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR) Newsletter.
Dr. Tyron Cooper was nominated for two Regional Emmy awards in the category of “Musical Composition/Arrangement” for his music compositions in PBS documentaries Eva A-7063 and The Music Makers of Gennett Records.
Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Dirksen who has a new article in the latest issue of Latin American Music Review.
Congratulations to alumna Gillian Richards-Greaves (PhD '13) who has been elected to the Minority Seat on the American Anthropological Association Executive Board!
Faculty member Jason Jackson together with alumna Lijun Zhang and colleague Johannes Müske of the University of Zurich have published a new paper in the Chinese-language journal Folk Culture Forum.
Josephine McRobbie (MA '03) and Joseph O’Connell, independent folklorists based in Durham, North Carolina, received an Archie Green Fellowship to document “The Culture of Birth Work in North Carolina.”