Folklore and Public Culture Graduate Specialization

Graduate Specialization: Folklore and Public Culture 

FLR 681History and Theory of Folklore Research5
FLR 5504
Minimum of 7 credits from the following: 27
Folklore and Religion
FLR 513
Folklore and Foodways
FLR 583
Reading and Conference: [Topic]
Field Studies: [Topic]
Total Credits16

One fieldwork/public folklore course, chosen from FLR 550 (Public Folklore), FLR 684 (Fieldwork) or another Folklore course or a course taught by core faculty approved by the Director of Graduate Studies in the Folklore and Public Culture Program.


FLR 550 and FLR 684 are also applicable if not taken to satisfy the fieldwork and public folklore section.


Courses must be taken for a letter grade and grade must be a B- or better to count for the specialization. An overlap maximum of 4 credits may be permitted with permission of the Folklore Director of Graduate Studies.

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Additional Requirements

A statement of interest and a transcript of higher education to date are required. Contact information for recommenders is required, but recommendations are not required at this stage. Send application, including statement of purpose, transcripts, and list of recommenders, to Folklore administrative staff at Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students must be matriculated students at the University of Oregon.