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2013 Meeting Events in the AFS Review
Friday, November 8, 2013
2013 Annual Meeting Wrap Up: Trends and Announcements »
Attendance Trends Who attended? 670 people registered for the 2013 Annual Meeting. Of those: 12% came from abroad (78) 28% were students (186) 14% registered...

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
2013 Honorees and Prize Winners Announced at AFS Annual Meeting »
AFS would like to congratulate all of the honorees and prize recipients named at the 2013 annual meeting in Providence. For more information on prizes...

Friday, November 1, 2013
2013 Benjamin A. Botkin Prize Awarded to Paddy Bowman and Kay Turner »
At its recent annual meeting in Providence, the American Folklore Society (AFS) named two prominent American folklorists as the 2013 recipients of its prestigious Benjamin...

Sunday, October 13, 2013
Sustaining the Field: The Public Programs Section in Action at AFS 2013 »
by Guha Shankar (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress) As the largest section (in terms of members) the Public Programs Section (PPS) of AFS will...

Friday, October 11, 2013  
All Things Dance at the 2013 AFS Annual Meeting » 
The AFS Dance and Movement Analysis section invites you to attend this year’s presentations on dance topics – learn about dance from the Balkans to...

Friday, October 11, 2013
AFS Offices Closed During Annual Meeting »
The AFS offices will be closed until Wednesday, October 23, 2013, while all staff travel to and from the 2013 annual meeting in Providence, RI....

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Raffle/Rifa to Support Latino and Chicano Section Events »
Enter a raffle to support the annual fundraising efforts of the Folklore Latino, Latinoamericano, y Caribeño Section & Chicano and Chicana Folklore Section.   All...
 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Readings Online for "Advances in Folklore Scholarship: Diaspora and Belonging" Panel »
Chapters from the books featured in the "Advances in Folklore Scholarship: Diaspora and Belonging" panel on Saturday afternoon are available on-line. The panel features authors...
 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
A Guide to Politics, Folklore and Social Justice at the 2013 Annual Meeting »
by Meredith Martin-Moats (Independent; Politics, Folklore and Social Justice Section co-convener) Below is a list of paper and panel presentations that may be of general...
 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
A Guide to the 2013 Meeting for Students and First-Timers »
by Lisa Gabbert (Utah State University) Welcome to the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society! Hopefully this piece will serve as a useful guide,...
 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Readings Online for "Advances in Folklore Scholarship: Diaspora and Belonging" Panel »
Chapters from the books featured in the "Advances in Folklore Scholarship: Diaspora and Belonging" panel on Saturday afternoon are available on-line. The panel features authors...

Monday, October 7, 2013
An International Presence and International Themes at the 2013 Annual Meeting »
by Dorothy Noyes (The Ohio State University) This year the Acting Committee on International Issues has organized a new event for Wednesday afternoon: a world...
 
Monday, October 7, 2013
The 2013 Meeting for First-time International Attendees »
by Dorothy Noyes (The Ohio State University) The AFS meeting is relaxed and informal by international standards and compared to larger meetings in the US....
 
Monday, October 7, 2013
Omni Offers Quick Lunch Option for Business Meetings at Annual Meeting »
This year, the lunch slot has been extended thirty minutes to allow more time for foraging for those who will attend AFS Section business meetings...
 
Monday, September 30, 2013
Graduate Students Can Still Sign Up for Breakfast with Fellows, Grad Lounge »
The Graduate Student Lounge will be open from Thursday through Saturday for graduate students to come sit, relax, snack and mingle with other graduate students....

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Internationalizing AFS: A Conversation »
The International Committee of the American Folklore Society will be hosting a " World Café " about international dimensions of folklore scholarship on Wednesday, October...
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Tour AS220: An Organizational Model of Cultural Sustainability »
AS220 has become one of the leading international models for arts-based non-profits. The organization started as a marginal institution and has grown into a multi-faceted...
 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Sustaining Folklore in the Academy and Beyond: Folklore and Education at the 2013 Annual Meeting »
Paddy Bowman of Local Learning and AFS Education Section Conveners Lisa Rathje and Nelda Ault reviewed the AFS program to identify sessions of particular interest...
 
Monday, September 16, 2013
AFS Passes the Hat for Music at Annual Meeting »
One of the great opportunities afforded by our annual meeting is the chance to enjoy a performance by local musical artists at our customary Saturday...
 
Monday, September 16, 2013
New Annual Meeting Information Posted »
As we near the annual meeting, we will post all updates to our 2013 Annual Meeting page . Recently added: Opportunities for students Guidelines for...
 
Monday, September 16, 2013
Opportunities for Students at the 2013 AFS Annual Meeting »
We have emailed all students currently registered for the 2013 AFS Annual Meeting with a compilation of opportunities for students at the meeting; this round-up...
 
Friday, September 13, 2013
Sidy Maïga & AfriManding to Play at AFS Annual Meeting »
Sidy Maïga is a master drummer from Bamako, Mali, West Africa, who specializes in djembe and dunun. For the last seven years he has lived...

Thursday, September 12, 2013

AFS Annual Meeting Tour Registration Closes 9/30 »
At this year's annual meeting, local tours will take place during the conference, but preregistration is still required; the opportunity to purchase tickets closes September...
 
Monday, September 9, 2013
The Annual Meeting is Also a Time to Remember »
The AFS offers two ways to pay tribute at the annual meeting to our colleagues who have died since the last gathering. The first of...
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 
2013 AFS Annual Meeting Program Book Available »
A pdf of the entire program book, including general information, a program summary and full schedule, abstracts, and indices, is now available at our 2013...
 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
September 10 is the Deadline for Applying for Annual Meeting Mentor »
AFS is still accepting applications from currently enrolled students who want to participate in a mentorship/shadowing program during the 2013 annual meeting. The program will...
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Archie Green Student Travel Awards: Deadline Extended »
Please note that the application deadline for the Archie Green Student Travel Award has been extended to August 28 . Applications must be sent via...
 
Monday, August 5, 2013
Nominations for Botkin Prize Due September 1 »
Each year, the Public Programs Section of the American Folklore Society joins with the AFS Executive Board to award the Benjamin A. Botkin Prize of...
 
Thursday, July 18, 2013
 
2013 AFS Annual Meeting Revised Program Now Available »
You can now download a pd f of the revised program for the 2013 Annual Meeting . Any further changes to the program will be...
 
Friday, July 12, 2013  
Pilot Mentoring Program Open to Students at 2013 Annual Meeting »
Shadowing Program AFS is now accepting applications from currently enrolled students who want to participate in a mentorship/shadowing program during the 2013 annual meeting. The...
 
Friday, June 14, 2013 
Registration Open for 2013 Annual Meeting Tours »
The afternoon walking tours that will take place during the annual meeting in Providence, RI, have been finalized and registration is now open. This year's...
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 
2013 AFS Annual Meeting Preliminary Program Posted »
The preliminary program has been posted to the 2013 Annual Meeting page at  http://www.afsnet.org/?page=2013AM2 , along with other meeting related announcements. We will collect requests...

Friday, April 26, 2013
No WiFi in Meeting Rooms at 2013 AFS Annual Meeting »
Although free WiFi is increasingly available at many corner coffee shops, it isn’t the standard for meeting rooms at conference sites. With a few exceptions,...
 
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Elaboration of AFS Annual Meeting Participation Policy Added for 2014 »
Further explanation of how we interpret our policy on the number of presentations by individuals at our annual meeting has been added to our Annual...
 
Friday, March 29, 2013
Tips for Submitting a Proposal over the Weekend »
Year after year, hundreds of proposals for the annual meeting are submitted in the last two days before the deadline for submissions; in the last...
 
Thursday, February 07, 2013 
Annual Meeting "Diamonds" Are Compressed, Multifaceted, Beautiful, (Hard)--and Conversation-Starters »
Diamond presentations are quickly emerging as an important presentation alternative at the AFS Annual Meeting. In the Diamond, presenters show 21 slides, timed to advance...
 
Monday, February 04, 2013  
New Limit on Number of Presentations at AFS 2013 Annual Meeting »
Starting with the upcoming AFS Annual Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, October 16-19, 2013, AFS will enforce stricter limits on the number of presentations by...
 
Monday, February 04, 2013
AFS 2013 Annual Meeting Begins Wednesday Morning »
In response to comments from the 2011 AFS member survey, AFS is making an effort to increase meeting attendees’ opportunities for informal engagement at the...
 
 

 


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