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The AFS Review publishes a wide range of materials, including essays, notes, and queries, as well as all the materials once included in the AFS Newsletter (news, reports, job postings, program listings, etc.). The goal of the AFS Review is to give us a place to reflect on, revise, or refine the things we do every day that actually instantiate folklore studies in the world, a space to capture the conversations that are already taking place among practicing folklorists.

Please send all AFS Review submissions to AmericanFolkloreSociety@gmail.com.

News
Saturday, March 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westin Long Beach: A Message to AFS Members from the Executive Board »
AFS has recently learned that a demonstration by the UniteHere labor organization (which represents hospitality-industry w...
Monday, March 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Peggy A. Bulger Named 2015 Buckley Scholar »
Cooperstown, NY —The Cooperstown Graduate Program, Cooperstown Alumni Association, and Buckley Selection Committee are hon...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Folklorist’s Field Recordings Named American Treasure »
Radio coverage of FDR's funeral , The Doors, Radiohead, and field recordings by Jeff Todd Titon are among the American tr...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Needs Help Curating Folklore in Wikipedia »
AFS has begun a project to increase the quantity and coverage, and improve the quality, of Wikipedia pages on folklore-st...
Thursday, March 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEH to Fund Second Phase of AFS Archives Project »
The American Folklore Society is excited to announce its receipt of a new grant from the Preservation and Access Division...

Did You Know...?
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tips for Evening and Weekend Proposal Submissions »
Year after year, hundreds of proposals for the annual meeting are submitted in the last two days before the deadline f...
Monday, March 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Checklists Make Submitting an Annual Meeting Proposal Easy »
Submitting an proposal for the AFS annual meeting isn't hard, but it does take preparation. The form is only available imm...
Monday, March 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Members Should Join Now, Register for Annual Meeting Later »
Members receive a significant discount on annual meeting registration, as well as other benefits , but since it may take...
Friday, February 13, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
The AFS China-US Project Benefits the Field At Large »
Starting in 2007, AFS and the China Folklore Society began sending small delegations to each other’s conferences. The part...
Friday, January 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Can Update Your Profile Anytime »
Please take a moment to make sure that your contact information is up to date. Sign in , select "manage profile" in the P...

Notes
Monday, December 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inaugural Judith McCulloh Award for Lifetime Service to the Field Awarded to Tim Lloyd »
This year, the Executive Board of the American Folklore Society voted to create a new award to recognize an individual o...
Monday, December 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Lifetime Scholarly Achievement Award Awarded to Dan Ben-Amos »
The AFS Lifetime Scholarly Achievement Award is bestowed every year on a living senior scholar in recognition of outstand...
Monday, December 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Chicago Folklore Prize Awarded to David McDonald, My Voice is My Weapon »
Folklorists have regularly positioned themselves within the socio-political conversations of their time, testament to th...
Monday, November 24, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Coming Soon: Complete Listing of 2014 AFS and Section Prize Winners »
Check in at afsnet.org in early December, or see the next "New in the AFS Review" for a complete list of 2014 prize winners.
Monday, November 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
History and Folklore Section Awards 2014 Wayland D. Hand Prize to Burley, by Ann Ferrell »
The 2014 Wayland D. Hand Prize for Outstanding Book that Combines Historical and Folkloristic Perspectives was awarded b...

Reports
Monday, December 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three New Consultancy and Professional Development Reports Added to AFS Web Site »
We've recently added three new reports from AFS-supported public folklore consultancies and professional development o...
Friday, December 13, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Integrating Folklore and Historic Preservation Policy: Toward a Richer Sense of Place »
by Laurie Kay Sommers, with members of the AFS Working Group in Folklore and Hist...
Monday, July 01, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report on Best Practices for Facility Ownership Posted to AFS Website »
We've just added a new  report by Jill Breit on best practices for facility ownership to the AFS Consultancy and...
Wednesday, June 05, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two New Consultancy and Professional Development Reports Added to AFS Web Site »
We've just added two new reports from AFS-supported public folklore consultancies and professional development opportuniti...
Friday, May 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three New Consultancy Reports Added to AFS Web Site »
We've just added three new reports from AFS-supported public folklore consultancies to the AFS web site: A report b...

Essays
Monday, April 07, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Response to "Why I Can't Stand White Bellydancers" »
by Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University)—   On March 4, 2014, Salon published an article, written by Randa...
Monday, January 14, 2013   (2 Comments - view/add)
Folklore Studies in China and the China Folklore Society: A Brief Introduction »
by Juwen Zhang (Willamette University/Dartmouth College) -- At the beginning of the 20th century, China...
Monday, October 08, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
On Jay Mechling’s “You Can’t Teach Folklore” »
by Bob Bethke (University of Delaware, retired) -- Editor’s note: The essay by Jay Mechling discussed in the...
Monday, September 17, 2012   (1 Comment - view/add)
Time for a Dialogue? »
by Lee Haring -- Folklore studies and translation studies are two fields that have grown and matured in recent years,...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Some Legendary Takes on Hurricane Katrina »
This essay is a redacted version of the first section of a much longer article that will appear in the Spring 2012  ...

Calls for Submissions
Tuesday, March 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: W. W. Newell Prize for Student Essay on Children's Folklore »
The Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Association annually offers the W. W. Newell Prize, which include...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference: What Does Heritage Change? »
July 1, 2015 is the deadline for session proposals for the 2016 Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference at the...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Journal of Education and Human Development »
The Journal of Education and Human Development is inviting papers for Vol. 4, No. 2. The online publication date is Ju...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFP: Humber Liberal Arts @ IFOA Conference: Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens »
Humber College’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences of Toronto, Canada in association with the International Festival o...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Women's Section Invites Applications for 2015 Polly Stewart Student Travel Stipend »
The AFS Women’s Section invites applications for a travel stipend of $500 for a student attending the 2015 AFS meeting in...

Professional Opportunities
Tuesday, March 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wyoming Arts Council Seeks Community Development and Independent Music Specialist »
The Community Development and Independent Music Specialist will develop, implement, and manage all aspects of the Commun...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCTA Announces Two Openings in Festival Production »
The National Council for the Traditional Arts is seeking a production coordinator and production assistant for upcoming fe...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Park Service Offers 10-Week Cultural Resources Diversity Internship »
The National Park Service Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program (CRDIP) is an innovative, experiential learning...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Open for Personal Digital Archiving Conference 2015 »
Register now for the Personal Digital Archiving Conference 2015, April 24-26, on the campus of New York University....
Tuesday, March 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont Folklife Center Offers Summer Workshop on Community Research and Documentation for Educators »
Registration is now open for the Vermont Folklife Center's "Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place-Base...



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