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Anton Banchy

Anton Banchy 

Anton Banchy


Personal Background

I grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin


Educational Background

I graduated from University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire with a B.A. in History and a minor in English Literature.


Why Folklore?

The history which I wanted to study had too much of a literature background but was too historical to be combined with English. I enjoy narratives and Folklore gives me an opportunity to look at both the themes/motifs within certain narratives as well as the cultures that harbor these stories.


Fun Fact

The elementary school I attended became part of the university I attended for my undergraduate degree. Twelve years of education and all I did was move across the street.


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