|Professional Development Publications for Folklorists|
These publications report on a series of professional development workshops for graduate students and new professionals in the field of folklore studies sponsored between 2003 and 2006 by the AFS and the Fund for Folk Culture. Funding for these workshops was provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Professional Development in Folklore: A Resource Guide for Graduate Students and New Professionals (2003; Laura R. Marcus, compiler)
Professional Development for Early-Career Folklorists: A Series of Discussions on Skills Development (2004; Elaine Thatcher, compiler, assisted by Lisa Duskin-Goede)
Folklore’s Futures: Scholarship and Practice (2006; Andrea
Getting Your Work Published (Workshop led by Harris M. Berger, Giovanna P. Del Negro, and Judy McCulloh)
Presenting Yourself in the Academic and Public Job Markets (Workshop led by Tim Evans and Marcia Gaudet; report by Margaret T. McGehee)
Thematic Interpretation in Public Folklore (Workshop led by Teri Brewer, Patricia Wells, and Doris Dyen; report by Margaret T. McGehee)