Folklore Teaching Resources Collection


A young folklorist planning to teach her first class in the field has much to gain from the opportunity to review the widest possible set of teaching approaches and class materials from those who have gone before her, and even experienced teachers can learn from the pedagogy of their peers.

As part of the Open Folklore effort, AFS is working with the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries and with AFS members to assemble a comprehensive resource of syllabi and other teaching materials for the field of folklore studies. To submit your syllabus or other teaching materials, please contact Timothy Lloyd, Executive Director of the Society, at

For more information about the American Folklore Society, please see

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