Author Archives: Laura Williams

Greek Orthodox Wedding Celebration

Christina Fiore Los Angeles, California April 22, 2012 Folklore Type: Tradition, Ritual Informant Bio: Christina is my good friend. She is Greek and Italian. She is a nineteen year old Sophomore a double major in Archaeology and Italian at the University of Southern California. She has been to quite a few of her cousins’ weddings…. Continue Reading »

Jewish Confirmation

Maddy Heyman Los Angeles, California April 24, 2012 Folklore Type: Ritual Informant Bio: Maddy Heyman is one of my apartment mates and good friends. She is a twenty year old Sophomore and double major in Theatre and Narrative Studies at The University of Southern California. She is from St. Paul, Minnesota and has lived there her… Continue Reading »

Houston Rodeo

Jonathan “Scotty” Miller Houston, Texas March 12, 2012 Folklore Type: Festival Informant Bio: Bio: Scotty is my good friend from high school. He is a twenty year old Sophomore and Physics major at the University of Houston. He was born and has lived in Friendswood, Texas his whole life. Except now he lives in downtown… Continue Reading »