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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, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New American Council of Learned Societies Publication Features AFS »
The American Council of Learned Societies, of which AFS is a member, conducts an annual survey of its 74 member societies....
Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
John W. Berquist (1946-2016) »
John W. Berquist, folklorist, musician, and storyteller, passed away on May 12, 2016. His obituary, which was originally p...
Monday, May 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Barbara A. Babcock (1943-2016) »
Barbara A. Babcock, Regents' Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies at the University...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arhoolie Records Acquired by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings »
The following is a message from Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz: Thanks to the generosity of Laura and Ed...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Receives Funding to Continue Consultancy and Professional Development Program »
We're happy to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts, through its Folk and Traditional Arts Program, has award...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Announces Winners of New Digital Extension Grants »
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has made five awards that will enable innovative digital projects to exte...
Thursday, May 05, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Foodways Section Announces Recipient of Sue Samuelson Award »
The Foodways Section of the American Folklore Society has named Rachel Hopkin the 2016 recipient of its prestigious Sue Sa...
Thursday, April 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Announces Winners of 2016 Dissertation Fellowships »
The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the 2016 cohort of Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fe...
Thursday, April 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest Issue of the AFS Folklore and Education Section Newsletter Now Available »
Co-editors Rosemary Hathaway and Gregory Hansen are pleased to announce the most recent issue of the newsletter for the "F...
Thursday, April 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
William "Bert" Wilson (1933-2016) »
William "Bert" Wilson, folklorist and professor emeritus of English at Brigham Young University, died on Monday, April 25....
Wednesday, April 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Extended for the 2016 Midwest Folklorists Retreat »
Registration for the  2016 Midwest Folklorists Retreat  is now open! The organizers are excited to host you all...
Tuesday, April 05, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Daniel R. Barnes (1940-2016) »
Dr. Daniel R. Barnes, professor of English and folklore at The Ohio State University (OSU), died Sunday, April 3, 2016. Bo...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposals Due March 31 for the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Annual Meeting »
You have until March 31 to submit your proposal to present at the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida, O...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Message to AFS Members from President Kay Turner »
AFS President Kay Turner sent the following message to members on March 17, 2016: Dear Society, As y...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS/ACLS Humanities E-Book Project: A Call to Action »
AFS Executive Director Tim Lloyd and AFS Delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies Lee Haring sent the followi...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Now Open for the 2016 Midwest Folklorists Retreat »
Registration for the 2016 Midwest Folklorists Retreat is now open! The organizers are excited to host you all in Columbu...
Sunday, March 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jerry Brown (1942-2016) »
Washington, DC -- It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the death of 1992 Nationa...
Tuesday, March 08, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS and ACLS Offer E-Publishing Opportunity »
AFS and the American Council of Learned Societies are happy to announce their participation in the Humanities Open Book pr...
Thursday, March 03, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Annual Meeting Student Professional Development Preferences Survey »
As we plan professional development sessions for the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Annual Meeting, we are trying to identify AFS st...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Top Twenty JAF Articles »
The following Journal of American Folklore articles were the 20 most viewed, printed, or downloaded from JSTOR during 20...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Folklife Center to Host Feb. 24 Webinar in Honor of Black History Month »
In honor of African American History Month, join Dr. Guha Shankar of the American Folklife Center, Civil Rights History Pr...
Thursday, February 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Introduces a “Short Paper” Option for the 2016 Meeting »
In addition to offering the standard presentation time for individual papers (20 minutes to read the paper with 10 minutes...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Martha Blache (1933-2016) »
Folklorist Martha Blache (1933-2016) passed away last month. Martha obtained a Ph.D. in folklore from Indiana University i...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
W. F. H. "Bill" Nicolaisen (1927-2016) »
W. F. H. "Bill" Nicolaisen (born June 13, 1927 in Halle/Saale, Germany, died February 14, 2016) was a folklorist, linguist...
Tuesday, February 09, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Archives of African American Music and Culture Brings “The Golden Age of Black Radio” Online »
The Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University brings "The Golden Age of Black Radio” online wit...
Friday, February 05, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Folkstreams Celebrates Black History Month, Releases New Film »
Folkstreams is featuring films on African American life for Black History Month. The selection is rich and includes most...
Thursday, February 04, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS and SIEF Explore New Partnership »
The governing boards of the AFS and the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF or ISEF) have acted to cr...
Monday, February 01, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Accepting Proposals for the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Annual Meeting »
You have until March 31 to submit your proposal to present at the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida, O...
Monday, February 01, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Revises Annual Meeting Registration Refund Policy »
AFS has changed its annual meeting registration refund policy. Once a paper or session is submitted for the annual meeting...
Monday, February 01, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The AFS 2016 Member Survey Now Available Online »
The AFS Executive Board needs to have timely and accurate information about AFS members, their professional status, and th...
Friday, January 22, 2016   (2 Comments - view/add)
AFS Protests Reprisals Against Turkish Academics for Peace »
The American Folklore Society has issued a statement in support of Turkish academics (including folklore studies colleague...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Executive Board Elects 12th Member for 2016-2018 »
The AFS Executive Board has elected Guillermo de los Reyes Heredia, Associate Professor in the Department of Hispanic Stud...
Sunday, January 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Lifetime Scholarly Achievement Award Nomination Deadline Approaches »
The next nomination deadline for the AFS Lifetime Scholarly Achievement Award is February 15 . This award is bestowe...
Friday, January 08, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS 2015 Annual Meeting Plenary Session Videos Now Available »
Videos of the two plenary addresses from the AFS 2016 annual meeting in Long Beach--John Szwed's Francis Lee Utley Memoria...
Thursday, January 07, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Folklore Society Announces Winners of the 2015 Katherine Briggs Folklore Award »
Congratulations to winners of the Katharine Briggs Folklore Award for 2015. The award is open to all books in English (nor...

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