American Folklife Center Announces Winners of Annual Research Awards
Monday, May 6, 2013
From the American Folklife Center:
The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress (AFC) is
pleased to announce the recipients of the Gerald E. and Corinne L.
Parsons Fund and the Blanton Owen Fund for 2013.
Awards from the Parsons Fund, which was established to make the
collections of unique ethnographic materials housed at the Library of
Congress available to the needs and uses of researchers, go to Maurice
Mengel of Syracuse University, Alexandro Hernandez of the University
of California, Los Angles, and Michael Largey of Michigan State
Blanton Owen Fund Awards, which were established in 1999 in memory of
folklorist Blanton Owen to support ethnographic field research and
documentation in the United States, with special emphasis on supporting
the work of younger scholars, were awarded to Eric César Morales from
Bloomington, Indiana, and Susan Taffe Reed from Chapel Hill, North
To read more about the recipients and their projects, please visit http://www.loc.gov/folklife/events/index.html#2013Awards.