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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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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...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Publore Listserv Creates Annex on Facebook »
Publore is a listserv for the public folklore community, which delivers regular emails concerning public folklore, r...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS News to Appear on AFS Facebook Page »
Starting today, AFS Review content will be mirrored on the AFS Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AmericanFolklore...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Found: An Unmarked Wallet at the Santa Fe Meeting »
If you lost a wallet at the annual meeting in Santa Fe, contact AmericanFolkloreSociety@gmail.com . Please provide a...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Office Closed Dec 20 to Jan 4, 2015 »
The AFS office closes for winter break at 5:00 pm, Friday. Staff will return on January 5, 2015.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEA ALERT: Upcoming grant funding initiative to celebrate the arts and National Parks »
"Imagine Your Parks" is a new grant initiative created in partnership by the NEA and the National Park Service to celebr...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Issue of Digest Released »
From Digest editors Diane Tye and Michael Lange: "The new issue of Digest (3:2, Winter 2014) is out! Find us at...
Monday, December 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Online Fairy Tale Research Resources Unveiled »
A diamond session at the 2014 Annual Meeting, "At the Crossroads of Tales and Computers,” introduced the International Fa...
Monday, December 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Honorees and Prize Winners Announced at Annual Meeting »
AFS would like to congratulate all of the honorees and prize recipients named at the 2014 annual meeting in Santa Fe. Fo...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Folk Festival's Next Host City Announced »
The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) has selected Greensboro, North Carolina, to host the National Folk Fe...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jack Santino Examines Thanksgiving in Washington Post Piece »
The opinions page of November 21's Washington Post included an article in which folklorist and holiday scholar Jack Sant...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Week in the Life" Piece Features Folklorist Hanna Griff-Sleven »
PhDs at Work, a networking and resource website for PhDs working outside of the academy, recently featured folklorist Hann...
Monday, December 01, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah State University's Digital Folklore Project Tracks "Digital Trend of the Year" »
Logan, UT — Duck-lip selfies, Confession Bear memes, urban legends about tainted Halloween candy, Ebola scares; they’re...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEA Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey Retires »
Washington, DC —After 29 years at the National Endowment for the Arts serving the folk and traditional arts field, Barry...
Monday, November 24, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
New Folklore and Museums Section Welcomes Inaugural Members »
Museum-oriented folklorists accomplished a lot at the 2014 AFS Annual Meeting. In addition to a rich array of papers, pr...
Monday, November 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Annual Meeting Largest Since 1989 »
The number of people attending the 2014 Annual Meeting exceeded any since the centennial of the annual meeting in Philadel...

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