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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.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
“No Illusions, No Exclusions”—Buffalo Beckons for the 2018 AFS Annual Meeting »
“No Illusions, No Exclusions,” the theme for the 2018 AFS Annual Meeting, October 17-20, 2018 , is inspired by its loca...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 2017 AFS Election Is Now Open For Your Vote »
The 2017 American Folklore Society election is now open for your vote. This year, AFS members are electing candidate...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS LGBTQA Section Announces Facebook Group »
The LQBTQA Section of the American Folklore Society has started a Facebook group to help section members stay connected t...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Office Closed November 20-24 »
The office will be closed for the week of November 20-24, 2017. Staff will return on November 27.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Nominations for 2018 ARSC Awards »
You are invited to propose candidates for the following 2018 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Awards: the...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Thanks Minneapolis Annual Meeting Sponsors »
The Executive Board and staff of the American Folklore Society express their deep gratitude to the following individuals,...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carl Lindahl to Give Third Annual David Buchan Lecture Nov. 16 »
The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen will be live-streaming the third annual David Buchan Lecture on November...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Thanks and Recognizes Sponsors of the 2017 Annual Meeting »
The Executive Board and staff of the American Folklore Society express their deep gratitude to the following organizations...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ARSC Offers Research Grants »
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Research Grants Program supports scholarship and publication in the...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FAR-West Offers Folk Musicians (Members) Relief Fund to Ease Financial Hardships »
The changing music economy is creating hardships for many musical artists, who previously enjoyed full careers. As a resul...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take Action To Keep Graduate Education Affordable »
The National Humanities Alliance--the advocacy organization for the humanities in the US--writes: The tax reform b...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Set of Interviews Released in the "Why I'm a Folklorist" Series »
"Why I'm a Folklorist" is an ongoing film project initiated by AFS President Kay Turner.  Over sixty short interviews...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carole Carpenter, 1944–2017 »
Carole Carpenter, a renowned children studies scholar and founder of the York University Children's Studies program, has d...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASFS Offers Two Awards for Excellent Student Papers in Food Studies »
The Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) invites current undergraduate and graduate students to submit a p...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont Folklife Center Hosts Documentary Filmmaking Workshops »
The Vermont Folklife Center (VFC) will host two workshops on the subject of documentary filmmaking this November!...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iona Opie, 1923–2017 »
Iona Opie, a premiere scholar of children's folklore, has died at the age of 94. Iona and her husband Peter Opie researche...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Awards and Prizes Announced at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society »
The American Folklore Society would like to congratulate all of the honorees and prize recipients named at the 2017 annual...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ARSC Offers Preservation Grants »
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections' (ARSC) Program for the Preservation of Classical Music Historical Recordin...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline Extended to Oct. 30 for the Communities Connecting Heritage Exchange Program »
The deadline has been extended from October 23 to Monday, October 30 for the Communities Connecting Heritage exchange prog...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ARSC Offers Travel Grants to Attend its 2018 Conference »
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) is now accepting applications for conference travel grants to be awa...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Annual Meeting App Delivers Interactive Program to Your Smartphone or Tablet »
The 2017 conference app is now available, providing access to all meeting information, including the full schedule and abs...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Folkstreams Is Live and Public Today »
The new and improved version of the beloved video ethnography resource Folkstreams is live and public as of today: ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 AFS Meeting Events Will Be Recorded and Live-Streamed »
Every year since 2004, AFS has videotaped selected annual meeting special sessions that become available in the AFS Coll...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Office Closed Starting Friday for Annual Meeting »
The AFS office will be closed Friday, October 13, through Wednesday, October 25, while the staff is away to Minneapolis fo...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tom Paley, 1928–2017 »
Tom Paley, a forerunner of the American folk music revival of the 1950s/60s and an influential musician throughout his lif...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ARSC Announces 2017 Winners for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research Awards »
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 ARSC Awards for Excel...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Society for American Music Offers Various Fellowship Awards (Deadline Nov. 1) »
The deadline for the following Fellowships and Subventions from the Society for American Music is November 1, 2017....
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
McKissick Museum Launches New Digital Traditions Website »
The Folklife Resource Center (FRC) at McKissick Museum is happy to announce the launch of the new Digital Traditions...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont Folklife Center Hosts Storytelling for Social Change Workshop »
Storytelling is a powerful tool for the documentation of voices, memories and histories. It can also be a catalyst for act...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Humanities Alliance Launches New Website: NEH For All »
With generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Humanities Alliance (NHA) has built and launched...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Are You a Folklorist? Tell Your Story at 2017 AFS Meeting »
"Why I’m a Folklorist" is a new film project initiated by AFS President Kay Turner. Five of these interviews can be previ...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Children's Folklore Section Invites Submissions for W. W. Newell Prize »
The Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society annually offers the W. W. Newell Prize, which includes a...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eighth Generation Launches Inspired Natives Grants »
The Native-owned and operated company Eighth Generation is pleased to announce the establishment of a national Native arti...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thomas Vennum, 1934—2017 »
Dr. Thomas Vennum, Senior Ethnomusicologist (Emeritus) of the Smithsonian Institute and eminent scholar of Native America...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Adding Star Power to the Fight for the NEH »
By Steven Kidd (Executive Director, NHA) —  The outlook for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is...

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