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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.

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Thursday, June 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newly Updated List of State Folklore Societies Added to Folklore Wiki »
A newly updated directory of state folklore societies can now be found under " Organizations and Institutions " in the...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012   (2 Comments - view/add)
AFS Executive Director Timothy Lloyd Receives Fulbright Specialists Award »
AFS Executive Director Tim Lloyd has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Finland at the Department of His...
Thursday, May 24, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inviting Nominations for the 2012 Archie Green Public Folklore Advocacy Award »
Established in 2009 in honor of the late preeminent labor scholar and passionate advocate for the discipline of folklore...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Riki Saltzman Named Executive Director of Oregon Folklife Network »
The Oregon Folklife Network is delighted to announce that after a very long search, Dr. Rachelle (Riki) Saltzman has accep...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Andy Kolovos and Gregory Sharrow Appointed Interim Co-Directors of the Vermont Folklife Center »
The Board of the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury, VT announced on May 18 the appointment of Gregory Sharrow Ph.D. an...
Friday, May 18, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Directions in Folklore 10:1 (2012) now published! »
New Directions in Folklore has just published its latest issue at
Wednesday, May 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two Folklorists Receive 2012 ACLS Fellowships »
The American Council of Learned Societies (of which AFS is a member society) has just announced the recipients of most of...
Friday, May 04, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Find Exhibitions, Lectures, and Performances in New AFS Open Forum »
A new AFS Open Forum now offers the opportunity to announce -- and find -- exhibitions, lectures and performances, organ...
Friday, May 04, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Directory of editable Online Folklore Communities added to Folklore Wiki »
A new page listing Online Folklore Communities and Discussion Groups has been added to the Folklore Wiki in the Folklo...
Thursday, May 03, 2012   (10 Comments - view/add)
John Miles Foley, 1947-2012 »
John Miles Foley, internationally recognized scholar of comparative oral tradition and founder of the journal Oral Tradit...
Wednesday, May 02, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anthropology and Archaeology Resource Network to Launch Fall 2012 »
The American Anthropological Association has recently announced that it has finalized plans to create the Anthropology and...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Launching of Ancient Ohio Trail: dynamic guide to Ohio’s history and culture »
March 23, 2012- Newark, OH- Be among the first to explore the Ancient Ohio Trail , a dynamic, web-based guide to Ohio’s...
Monday, April 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Research Institute in Turkey 2013-2014 Fellowships Announced »
The American Research Institute in Turkey, which has its US office at the University of Pennsylvania, is pleased to announ...
Monday, April 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring 2012 AFS Folklore and Education Section Newsletter Available »
The Spring 2012 AFS Folklore and Education Section Newsletter has been posted to About AFS/Sections/Folklore and Educat...
Thursday, April 12, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Website Up and Running for ICME 2012 Conference in Namibia »
The 2012 Conference of the International Committee for Museums of Ethnography will be held in Windhoek, Namibia, from Sept...
Thursday, April 05, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline Extended, Travel Funding Available for "Native American Artists and the Field of Folklore" »
The New England Foundation for the Arts will host Native American Artists and the Field of Folklore: Exploring Commonalit...
Wednesday, April 04, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gender, Performance, and Politics Conference in Honor of Margaret Mills Announced »
The Center for Folklore Studies at the Ohio State University will be hosting a conference to honor retiring faculty member...
Tuesday, April 03, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Announces 2012 Collaborative Research Fellows »
The American Council of Learned Societies, of which AFS is one of 71 member societies, has announced the recipients of its...
Tuesday, April 03, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Page for Matt Bradley on IU Website »
We mourn the passing of folklorist and activist Matt Bradley. A memorial to Matt's life and work can be found on the web...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline Extended for Submissions for First Book Publication Workshop at the 2012 AFS Annual Meeting »
The University of Illinois Press, the University Press of Mississippi, and the University of Wisconsin Press, in coopera...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preliminary Program Available for Western States Folklore Society 2012 Annual Meeting »
The preliminary program for the 2012 annual meeting in Sacramento on 20-21 April is now available on the WSFS website . T...
Thursday, March 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
North Carolina Folklore Society 2012 Award Winners to be Honored at 99th Annual Meeting »
The North Carolina Folklore Society has just announced its 2012 award winners, who will be honored at the Society's 99th A...
Monday, March 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Folklorists Retreat Announced »
The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation will be holding a folklorists' retreat at Gideon Putnam Spa Resort in Saratoga Springs, N...
Monday, March 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendment to Application Process for 2012 Gwyn E. Jones MERL Fellowship »
The application process for the 2012-2013 Gwyn E. Jones Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) Fellowship has changed slightl...
Monday, March 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New England Foundation for the Arts Hosting "Native American Artists and the Field of Folklore" »
The New England Foundation for the Arts will host "Native American Artists and the Field of Folklore: Exploring Common...
Monday, March 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Video Tutorial on Submitting Annual Meeting Proposals Now Available »
A video tutorial on submitting annual meeting proposals can now be found in the FAQ section of the AFS Website. The video,...
Thursday, March 15, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schedule Available for International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums »
The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) has released the preliminary schedule for the June 4-...
Friday, March 09, 2012   (6 Comments - view/add)
Recent Books Added to AFS Folklore Wiki »
A list of books published in the last five years in folklore and allied fields can now be found on the editable Recent Bo...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warren Roberts Grad Student Paper Prize Accepting Submissions »
The Pioneer American Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes is hosting the 2012 Warren E. R...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Endowment for the Arts Accepts Nominations for 2012 National Medal of Arts »
Nomination form available at February 15, 2012 Washington, DC -- As the recipients of the 2...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah State University Press Joins University Press of Colorado »
USU Press and University Press of Colorado announce a merger. Utah State University has become the ninth...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
2012 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Annual Conference Registration Now Open »
ARSC is dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres of music and speech, in all formats...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sabina Magliocco Presents Keynote at "Reimagining White Ethnicity" Conference in April »
Conference: Reimagining White Ethnicity:Expressivity, Identity, Race Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 at John D....
Wednesday, March 07, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Folk Narrative Section Opens CafePress Store »
The Folk Narrative Section is pleased to announce that we have opened a CafePress store! CafePress allows individuals and...
Friday, March 02, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lizette Graden Appointed Chief Curator for Nordic Heritage Museum »
Seattle— Nordic Heritage Museum CEO Eric Nelson announced today that Lizette Gradén has been appointed Chief Curat...

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