Abigail Morton, Outstanding Graduate in Political Science/International Relations, (in red) posing with President Sa
Elaine J. Lawless calls "Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies" "a delightfully wicked and edgy book about folklore, written for folklorists, . . . eclectic and daring in its execution, never making fun but asking us to be able to laugh at our own presumptions." According to the University Press of Mississippi website, "The book's chapters are wide-ranging in subject and style, yet they all orbit the idea that much of folklore, both as a phenomenon and as a field, hinges upon unspoken or absent assumptions about who people are and what people do".