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2014 Annual Meeting

The Society's 2014 annual meeting will be held November 5-8 at the Santa Fe Convention Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The theme for the meeting, on which presentations will be encouraged but not required, is "Folklore at the Crossroads":


The deadline for submitting a proposal has passedDecisions will be sent by email in the first weeks of June.

Hotel information will be posted in June, when the preliminary program is available.

Preregistration is available until August 31. Registration will also be available in Santa Fe, but the onsite rates will be significantly higher.

There is still time to apply for:

Follow these links to find additional annual meeting information:

New in 2014: Schedule Adjustments


The 2013 meeting participant survey confirmed that meeting participants valued the extra time for informal conversations and networking that was built into the 2013 annual meeting schedule. In 2014, we will continue to create opportunities for informal engagement by offering a long lunch and other unscheduled hours.

However, this year, general sessions will not be scheduled for Wednesday, the first day of the meeting. All panels proposed by AFS members will be scheduled Thursday through Saturday, as in years past.


Instead, for those who can attend on Wednesday, we are working on local and Section-sponsored programming at the Convention Center, in addition to professional development workshop and tours. The opening ceremony and plenary address will take place as usual on Wednesday evening.


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