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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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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...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline Extended: "Community Cultural Anchors: Neighborhood Foodways" Tour at AFS Annual Meeting »
The registration deadline has been extended to noon on October 20, 2017 for the tour "Community Cultural Anchors: Neighbor...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 AFS Election Candidate Bios and Platform Statements Now Available »
As the opening date for the 2017 AFS election approaches, we have posted on the AFS web site biographical summaries and pl...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Women's Section Invites Submissions for Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize »
The Women’s Section of the American Folklore Society awards an annual student prize in honor of pioneering scholar Elli Kö...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Curatorial Conversations, a Co-Edited Volume, Receives Smithsonian Institution 2017 Research Prize »
The publication Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival , co-edited by Ol...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont Folklife Center Hosts Oral History and the Art of the Interview Workshop »
Do you have an interview project in mind but don’t quite know where to begin or how to proceed? The Vermont Folklife Cente...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
We Celebrate Deceased Colleagues All Year, Not Only at Annual Meeting »
Our memorial practices for deceased colleagues continue to evolve: we have now established an In Memoriam portion of t...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Selects Tulsa for 2020 Annual Meeting Destination »
The AFS staff has successfully completed negotiations with the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to serve as our ann...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Discount Transportation to/from Minneapolis Airport for AFS Annual Meeting Attendees »
SuperShuttle of Minnesota, Inc. is offering attendees of the 2017 American Folklore Society Annual Meeting a special disco...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Heritage Responders Offer Assistance to Institutions Affected by Hurricane Harvey »
Below is a message from Rebecca Elder of the National Heritage Responders: As the south begins to assess the effects...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Launch of the Website Appalachian English »
More perhaps than for any other part of the U.S., the English spoken in Appalachia has captured the interest of linguists,...
Thursday, August 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revised Program Posted for 2017 AFS Annual Meeting »
You can now download a pdf of the full, revised schedule for the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Soci...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Paul Oliver, 1927-2017 »
Paul Oliver, an early authority on the Blues, has died at the age of 90. His published works most notably include a...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEA Heritage Fellows Documentary Premieres September 15 »
Documentary Arts announces the premiere of Extraordinary Ordinary People ,  a film tribute to 35 years of the Natio...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEA Celebrates Master Folk and Traditional Artists with Free Events »
This September, the National Endowment for the Arts will continue its 35-year tradition of celebrating the nation's master...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Roz Rini Larson Joins AFS Staff »
We're happy to announce that Rosalind V. Rini Larson joined the American Folklore Society staff as our graduate assistant...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Journal of Folklore and Education Shares Resources for K12, College, Museum, and Community Education »
Below is a message from the co-editors of the Journal of Folklore and Education , Lisa Rathje and Paddy Bowman: At...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEH Awards $330K in Grants to Folklore Projects »
This month, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that it will award $39.3 million to 245 recipients...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Humanities Alliance Foundation Announces Open Call for Assistance »
The NHA Foundation is currently conducting a national study of public engagement in the humanities at institutions of high...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WIPO Hosted a Side Event at the UN Indigenous Forum »
This year’s session of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva, Switzerland featured a side...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Act Soon to Secure Conference Rate at 2017 Annual Meeting Hotel »
Some nights are almost sold out in the AFS conference block of guest rooms at the 2017 Annual Meeting hotel, the Marriott...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Arts Offers Traditional Arts Touring Grants »
Working to increase the public awareness, understanding and appreciation of the traditional arts in the South, South...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Folklife Center Launches a New Web Cultures Collection »
AFC's new Web Cultures Web Archive includes sites documenting the creation and sharing of emergent cultural traditions on...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Humanities Open Book Project Digitizes Out-of-Print Folklore Books »
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the NEH, the Humanities Open Book Project of the American Council of...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISFNR Offers Travel Grants to Members »
The International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR) will offer eight travel grants for presentation in its next...

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