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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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Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Secretary of State Announces the Selection of Five Master Folk Artists »
Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner has announced the selection of five folk artists to serve as master artists in the...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Institute for Research in the Humanities Now Offering Two Fellowships »
The Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering two fellowships in humanit...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominations for Florida Folk Heritage Awards Open »
Secretary of State Ken Detzner has announced that the Florida Department of State is seeking nominations for the 2017 Flor...
Friday, August 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS 2016-17 Fellowship and Grant Competitions Now Open »
The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce that the 2016-17 competitions are now open for many of th...
Friday, August 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Announces African Humanities Program Fellows »
The African Humanities Program (AHP) awarded 11 dissertation fellowships and 27 postdoctoral fellowships to applicants fro...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Folklife Symposium On Collections, Collaborations and Connections »
As part of its ongoing 40th Anniversary celebrations, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress will present...
Monday, August 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline Extended to Apply for Mentoring at 2016 AFS/ISFNR Meeting »
AFS’s mentorship program is a great opportunity for those who are new to the field to network and develop relationships w...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Last Chance to Preregister for 2016 Joint Meeting with ISFNR »
Save by preregistering by August 31 for our upcoming joint meeting with the International Society for Folk Narrative Rese...
Monday, August 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder: Deadline Coming Soon for Nominations for Botkin Prize »
September 1, 2016 is the deadline for nominations for the annual Benjamin A. Botkin Prize to an individual for signific...
Monday, August 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Staff Changes »
Paulina Guerrero will be leaving the AFS Membership Director position on August 16 to devote full-time attention to her di...
Monday, August 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Nominating Committee Announces Slate for the 2016 Election »
The AFS Nominating Committee (Selina Morales, chair, Joseph Sciorra, Diane Tye, and Steve Zeitlin) is happy to announce it...
Friday, August 5, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Information About the Zika Virus in Miami »
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced that a small number of cases of the Zika virus have been...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Fellow Emma Silverman and Her Study of the Watts Towers »
Emma Silverman is one of three AFS members to have recently been awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learned Societies Issue Statement of Concern About Academic Freedom and Higher Education in Turkey »
A number of learned societies worldwide, including the AFS, have signed a statement originally drafted by the Middle East...
Monday, July 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Folklife Center Announces 2016 Fellowship and Award Recipients »
The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress has announced the recipients of its 2016 fellowships and awards (t...
Friday, July 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Fellow Candacy A. Taylor and the Green Book Project »
Candacy A. Taylor is one of three folklorists to have recently been awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Lear...
Friday, July 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three Folklorists Named ACLS Fellows »
AFS is pleased to announce that three folklorists have been awarded fellowships from the American Council of Learned Socie...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEA Releases Details of 2016 National Heritage Fellowships Ceremony and Concert »
Ceremony and concert details for the 2016 NEA National Heritage Fellowships have just been announced. Here is the...
Thursday, June 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Meeting Revised Program Now Available »
A revised program, reflecting a substantial number of changes since the Preliminary Program was posted in early June, may...
Thursday, June 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plan Your Trip to Miami with Insiders' Information: Local Guide Now Available »
The Local Planning Committee for the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Meeting has prepared a guide to Miami's many, varied neighborhoo...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Edith “Edie” Turner (1921-2016) »
Edith Lucy Brocklesby Turner (Edie), mother, anthropologist, poet and teacher, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2016, th...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Folklife Center Reissues Four Historic LPs to Commemorate 40th Anniversary »
In commemoration of their 40th anniversary, the American Folklife Center (AFC) has announced the release of four albums fr...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Southwest Folklife Alliance Continues Its Work on End of Life Cultural Project »
The Southwest Folklife Alliance (SFA), a non-profit organization affiliated with the University of Arizona, is continuing...
Thursday, June 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 AFS Member Survey Reports Now Available »
AFS President Kay Turner sent the following message to members on June 15, 2016: In February 2016, the Ame...
Friday, June 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Meeting Preliminary Program Available »
The Preliminary Program has been posted for the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Meeting in Miami, October 19-22. Please review i...
Thursday, June 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder: AFS Implementing New Annual Meeting Registration Cancellation Policy »
AFS has changed its annual meeting registration refund policy starting with the 2016 meeting. As has always been the c...
Thursday, June 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply Now for Mentoring at the 2016 AFS/ISFNR Joint Annual Meeting »
Consider being a part of the AFS Mentoring program. This program pairs students or new professionals with established pro...
Thursday, June 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS 2015 Annual Report Now Available »
AFS President Kay Turner sent the following message to members on June 7, 2016: Our 2015 Annual Report is now avail...
Thursday, June 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 AFS Nominating Committee Invites Your Recommendations »
This is a final reminder that the 2016 AFS Nominating Committee (Selina Morales, chair; Joseph Sciorra, Diane Tye, and Ste...
Monday, June 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Best-Practice and Case-Study Reports Posted to AFS Web Site »
The newest batch of 11 best-practice and case-study reports from activities supported by AFS's Consultancy and Professiona...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (1 Comment - 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...

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