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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, April 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Moving 2015 Annual Meeting Not Feasible »
In its messages to our members, UniteHere Local 11 suggests that AFS should respond to the Westin labor dispute by moving...
Monday, April 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEM Taking Nominations for Diversity Action Programs »
The Society for Ethnomusicology is pleased to announce streamlined procedures for its Diversity Action Programs for 2015....
Monday, April 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New “Common Heritage” Grant Program »
WASHINGTON (April 20, 2015) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a new grant program, called...
Monday, April 20, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Larry E. Syndergaard (1936–2015) »
Larry E. Syndergaard, ballad scholar and professor emeritus at Western Michigan University, passed away on April 15, 2015,...
Monday, April 06, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEH Releases Guidelines for Upcoming Round of Preservation Assistance Grants »
The National Endowment for the Humanities has made available guidelines and sample applications for its next round of Pre...
Monday, April 06, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Annual Meeting: Westin Update »
UniteHere, the labor union that is demonstrating in front of the Westin Long Beach, is contacting AFS members and associat...
Monday, March 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Peggy A. Bulger Named 2015 Buckley Scholar »
Cooperstown, NY —The Cooperstown Graduate Program, Cooperstown Alumni Association, and Buckley Selection Committee are hon...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Folklorist’s Field Recordings Named American Treasure »
Radio coverage of FDR's funeral , The Doors, Radiohead, and field recordings by Jeff Todd Titon are among the American tr...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
AFS Needs Help Curating Folklore in Wikipedia »
AFS has begun a project to increase the quantity and coverage, and improve the quality, of Wikipedia pages on folklore-st...
Thursday, March 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEH to Fund Second Phase of AFS Archives Project »
The American Folklore Society is excited to announce its receipt of a new grant from the Preservation and Access Division...
Sunday, March 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
E. Ojo Arewa (1936–2015) »
Former Ohio State University anthropologist and folklorist E. Ojo Arewa passed away at age 79 in Chicago on March 11, 2015...
Friday, March 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Samuel Charters (1929–2015) »
Samuel Charters, one of America's first blues and jazz scholars and a catalyst for the folk revival, has died at the age o...
Monday, March 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Roy Palmer (1931-2015) »
Roy Palmer, author, teacher, singer and collector of English folk songs and lore, died February 26, 2015. For obituaries,...
Monday, March 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Arts Expands Program to Build Modern Dance and Contemporary Ballet Audiences »
Atlanta – South Arts announces its third cohort of ten arts presenters participating in its Dance Touring Initiative (DTI)...
Saturday, March 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westin Long Beach: A Message to AFS Members from the Executive Board »
AFS has recently learned that a demonstration by the UniteHere labor organization (which represents hospitality-industry w...
Monday, March 09, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Brian Sutton-Smith (1924-2015) »
From the Association for the Study of Play -- Brian Sutton-Smi...
Monday, March 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Executive Board Meets in March »
The AFS Executive Board will meet in Columbus March 13-14, 2015. AFS staff will not be available during this time.
Thursday, February 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Open for Vernacular Architecture Forum's 2015 Annual Meeting »
The Vernacular Architecture Forum will hold its 35th annual conference in Chicago on June 3–7, 2015. Visit http://www.vaf...
Thursday, February 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Announces Recipients of 2015 Collaborative Research Fellowships »
The American Council of Learned Societies has named the winners of its 2015 collaborative research fellowships, which fund...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Library Association Offering Support for "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History" Programs »
Chicago, IL —Latinos have a long and fascinating history in the United States dating back more than 500 years. Explore t...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Open for 2015 Middle Atlantic Folklife Association Meeting »
The Middle Atlantic Folklife Association has opened up registration for its 2015 joint meeting with the Eastern American S...
Thursday, February 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Times Reviews New Musical Play by Folklorist Alan Govenar »
Folklorist Alan Govenar's musical play Texas in Paris made its off-Broadway debut last week and received praise from rev...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local Learning Has Posted 2015 List of Summer Institutes and Workshops »
Go to Local Learning to download a list of summer training opportunities for educators, artists, and students in folk ar...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications Invited for New Travel Stipend for Women Independent Folklorists »
The Independent Folklorists’ Section and the Women’s Section of the American Folklore Society announce the availability o...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications Invited for 2015 Travel Stipend for Independent Folklorists »
The Independent Folklorists’ Section of the American Folklore Society announces the availability of a travel stipend of...
Monday, February 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS to Move to Indiana University »
This summer, AFS will move its office to the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. In recent years, AFS...
Friday, February 06, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local Learning "Dress to Express" Museum Modules Launched »
In conjunction with Volume 1 of the Journal of Folklore and Education , "Dress to Express: Exploring Culture and Ident...
Friday, January 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Accepting Proposals for 2015 Annual Meeting »
You have until March 31 to submit your proposal to present at the next AFS Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California, Octob...
Friday, January 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Top Twenty JAF Articles »
The following Journal of American Folklore articles were the 20 most viewed, printed, or downloaded from JSTOR during 20...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Meeting Registration Refund Policy Changed »
AFS has changed its meeting registration refund policy. Starting this year, a cancellation fee will be assessed for presen...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Taking Nominations for Lifetime Awards for Scholarly Achievement and Academic Leadership »
The nomination deadlines for two of the American Folklore Society’s major awards—the AFS Lifetime Scholarly Achievement...
Thursday, January 08, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEA Allocates $1 Million in New Funding for Arts and Cultural Projects Involving National Parks »
The National Endowment for the Arts has announced a new grant program to support projects " that use the arts to engage p...
Thursday, January 08, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 American Folklore Society 2014 Election Results »
The following colleagues were elected to American Folklore Society office in the balloting that ended December 31:...
Wednesday, January 07, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Magazine Covers Public Release of Dundes Papers »
UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library has recently made public a collection of Alan Dundes's personal papers, an occasion prompti...
Monday, January 05, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Music and Song Section Creates Facebook Group »
The AFS Music and Song Section has launched a Facebook group for the discussion of folk music and song, as well as folk...

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