What is Folklore?

“So what do you do?”“I’m a teacher.”“What subject do you teach?”“Folklore!”“Folklore? Huh. So you study, like, quilts?” With absolutely no disrespect to our wonderful colleagues who do study quilts: We could study quilts! We know some badass folklorists who study quilts! Also, quilts are really warm, and we are fans. But folklore is a broad…

Why We Love Witches

We’re not going to lie, we are shamelessly excited about the “Witches in Folklore and Literature” course that starts in just TWO days – we’ve been planning, organizing, discussing, and generally geeking out over this for a long, long time (at least since last year!) and are thrilled that it’s finally actually happening! We filmed…