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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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Tuesday, January 05, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revisiting "'Celebrating Arabs'" »
By John Laudun (University of Louisiana, Lafayette) -- Given recent interest in the idea of Arabs or Arab-Americans celebr...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working Waterfront Resources of Interest to Folklorists »
The National Working Waterfront Network – an organization aimed at preserving working waterfronts and waterways – featur...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Folklore Society Announces 2015 Benjamin A. Botkin Prize Recipient »
At its recent annual meeting in Long Beach, California, the American Folklore Society (AFS) named prominent American folkl...
Monday, October 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Information for AFS Annual Meeting Attendees »
1. Program changes As in the past, all meeting registrants will receive a program book with an insert of program c...
Thursday, October 08, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Southeastern Regional Highlights at AFS Annual Meeting »
by Lydia Ann Garza, Independent, Southeast Folklore -- The following workshops and presentations are highly recommended fo...
Thursday, October 08, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Cultural Diversity Committee to Hold Panels and Open Forum at Annual Meeting »
The Cultural Diversity Committee will be holding two panel sessions and an open forum at the Long Beach Public Library on...
Tuesday, October 06, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Guide to Annual Meeting Events Sponsored by the Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section »
The American Folklore Society’s Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section is presenting a series of Section-sponsored for...
Tuesday, October 06, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Annual Meeting Sessions of Interest on Foodways »
Here is a not-so-short guide to foodways presentations at the 2015 AFS meeting in Long Beach.  All papers listed here...
Monday, October 05, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Annual Meeting Sessions of Interest on Nordic-Baltic Folklore »
The Nordic-Baltic Section would like to take the opportunity to recommend a variety of presentations and panels that may b...
Monday, October 05, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Mentoring Committee Welcomes Students and First-Timers to the 2015 Annual Meeting »
On behalf of the Mentoring Committee, a warm welcome to all the students and first-timers to the American Folklore Society...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Annual Meeting Sessions of Interest on Women's Folklore »
This list was compiled by the AFS Women’s Section in order to provide those AFS 2015 attendees who may be interested in va...
Monday, September 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 2015 Annual Meeting for International Attendees »
By Michael Dylan Foster (Indiana University) and Katherine Borland (The Ohio State University) -- On behalf of the Committ...
Thursday, September 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Guard the Frontline; Find Out How to Edit Wikipedia at Annual Meeting »
Chances are, you've at least skimmed a Wikipedia article for a quick introduction to an unfamiliar topic, or as a poi...
Monday, September 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Annual Meeting Sessions of Interest on Folklore and Education »
Folklorists work in the field of K-16 (and even adult) education in many settings: formal and informal, in schools, museum...
Friday, August 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Annual Meeting Offers Opportunities Especially for Students »
There are several opportunities that are designed specifically for students: 1. AFS Graduate Student Sec...
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...
Monday, November 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Benjamin A. Botkin Prize Awarded to Robert Cogswell »
At its recent annual meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the American Folklore Society named Dr. Robert "Roby” Cogswell of...
Friday, October 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Information for 2014 Annual Meeting Attendees »
1. Annual Meeting guides Several guides to Annual Meeting programming that identify themes and patterns, as well...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 2014 Annual Meeting for First-time International Attendees »
by Michael Dylan Foster (Indiana University) -- On behalf of the Committee on International Issues, I want to extend a s...
Monday, October 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learn about Learning in Santa Fe »
by Betty Belanus (Folklore and Education Section co-convener) -- The Folklore and Education Section of AFS would like to w...
Friday, October 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Moment You Can't Ignore: A Folklorist and an Anthropologist Examine Organizational Culture »
The Moment You Can’t Ignore , the new book by folklorist Mal O’Connor and anthropologist Barry Dornfeld published earlier...
Friday, October 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
All Things Storytelling at the 2014 AFS Annual Meeting »
by Milbre Burch (Storytelling Section co-convener) -- The Storytelling Sec...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Digital Practices in History and Ethnography: An Invitation to Meet in Santa Fe »
If digital tools or digital media or digital practices are prominent in your work as a folklorist, you may be interested...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Cafe Grapples with International Issues in Folklore »
The Committee on International Issues would like to invite you to a special event at the upcoming meeting in Santa Fe:...
Friday, October 03, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Future of Folklorists’ Communications at the 2014 AFS Meeting »
by Moira Marsh --  We folklorists, both academic and public, live in interesting times. Our forebears never...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Music at the Crossroads: Saturday Night Dance featuring Felix y Los Gatos »
by Claude Stephenson -- Folks who attended the AFS meeting in Albuquerque several years ago fondly remember that New M...
Monday, September 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opportunities for Students at the 2014 Annual Meeting »
There are several opportunities that are designed specifically for students at the 2014 Annual Meeting :...
Monday, September 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Museum-Minded Guide to the 2014 American Folklore Society Meetings »
by Jason Baird Jackson (Mathers Museum of World Cultures) -- Folklorists with an interest in museums are feeling quite e...
Monday, September 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Isabel Gonzales to Present on Fiber Arts Tour »
Isabel Gonzales, an embroiderer from Jemez Pueblo, has now been confirmed as one of the presenting artists in the Fiber Ar...
Friday, August 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beatrice Maestas Sandoval Featured in Fiber Arts Tour »
Las Vegas, NM native Beatrice Maestas Sandoval remembers hearing about her great-grandmother, a weaver. "Somehow, I alwa...
Friday, August 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Travel the New Mexico Fiber Arts Trail »
Indulge your passion for traditional weaving and embroidery, spectacular scenery, and mouthwatering New Mexico chile, al...

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