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Folklore & Mythology: Other Resources

Folkloristics, the study of Folklore, is the study of human expressive culture, and includes myths, legends, folk- and fairy-tales, jokes, proverbs, jump-rope rhymes, material culture, and much more.

Related UW Departments, Schools & Programs

Professional Organizations

Below is an abridged list of national, state, and regional professional organizations devoted to the study of folklore.

Degree-granting Institutions

Below is an abridged list of some universities in North America where one can obtain an M.A. or a Ph.D. in Folklore.

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful, a merchant's daughter in a Russian fairy tale, at the hut of Baba Yaga.