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  • McGehee (compiler), Margaret T. (American Folklore Society, 2005-10-21)
    This document reports on a professional development workshop by Barry Bergey, National Endowment for the Arts, Robert Baron, New York State Council on the Arts, and Betsy Peterson, The Fund for Folk Culture, for graduate ...
  • Yoder, Don (American Folklore Society, 2006-10-20)
    Broadsides (often called broadsheets in the British Isles) are pieces of paper printed on one side. They are usually ephemeral, meant to be read and discarded, although some, like the certificate commemorating the rites ...
  • American Folklore Society, e (American Folklore Society, 1984)
  • Tuan, Yi-Fu (American Folklore Society, 2004-10-13)
    I, a geographer, am privileged to raise four themes for consideration by folklorists. My naiveté in regard to your discipline's scope, methodology, and philosophy is compensated, I hope, by a certain clarifying boldness. ...
  • Mechling, Jay (American Folklore Society, 2013-10-19)
    The notion of "sustainability"—which crosses the realms of the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities and shows up in public policy debates in the United States and abroad—requires a value system and behavior ...
  • Lawless, Elaine (American Folklore Society, 2009-10-24)
    Relying on the work of Ruth Behar, Terry Tempest Williams, Kathleen Stewart, Belinda Straight, and many folklorists who write about the conception and redemption of "home," I will examine the multiple difficulties that ...
  • Kolovos, Andy; Green, Steve; Lyons, Bert; Lloyd, Tim (2014)
  • Ivey, Bill (American Folklore Society, 2007-10-20)
    Folklore scholarship and folklore materials offer unique insights into community life and individual behavior. But despite outstanding work by researchers and practitioners, the field of folklore has not secured its deserved ...
  • American Folklore Society (American Folklore Society, 2006)
  • de Caro, Frank (American Folklore Society, 1984)
    This questionnaire project was originally conceived in the AFS Committee on the State of the Profession. A number of persons provided useful in-put into the project at various stages, including Alan Jabbour, Peter Bartis, ...
  • Turner, Patricia A. (American Folklore Society, 2012-10-27)
    At least since Zora Neal Hurston trekked to Louisiana in 1927, the state has been a rich source for the collection of African American folklore. The Bayou State's complicated racial mix also makes it a ripe setting for the ...
  • Anderson, Jay (American Folklore Society, 2004-10-15)
    I will tell the story of my early years of appetizing involvement in food scholarship as it developed from folk cookery to foodways and in the study of American food history. Using a museum as a laboratory, I will focus ...
  • Berger, Harris M.; Del Negro, Giovanna P.; McCulloh, Judy (American Folklore Society, 2005-10)
    This document reports on a professional development workshop for graduate students and new professionals in the field of folklore studies sponsored by the AFS at its 2005 annual meeting in Atlanta. The roundtable leaders ...
  • Sheehy, Daniel (American Folklore Society, 2014-10-07)
    Daniel Sheehy, director and curator of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings since 2000, will share his curatorial philosophy of "great music with a great story," which has guided his selection and production of more than two ...
  • Hasan-Rokem, Galit (American Folklore Society, 2006-10-21)
  • Stefano, Michelle L. (American Folklore Society, 2012-06)
  • Bowman, Paddy (American Folklore Society, 2012-03-11)
  • Dundes, Alan (American Folklore Society, 2004-10-16)
    There are alarming signs that the discipline of folkloristics is in academic decline. Among the factors contributing to this sad situation is intimidation by informants. This seems to be just one more reason why folklorists ...
  • Yoder, Don; Kruesi, Margaret; Pocius, Gerald; Westerman, William (American Folklore Society, 2006-10-20)
  • Kerst, Catherine; Taft, Michael; Noyes, Dorothy; Lloyd, Timothy; Turgeon, Laurier (American Folklore Society, 2007-10-17)

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