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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, April 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Actions From the AFS Executive Board's April 2013 Meeting »
At its April 11-13, 2013, meeting in Columbus, Ohio, the AFS Executive Board’s major activity was a two-day review of the...
Thursday, April 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy 125th Birthday, Journal of American Folklore! »
Issue 500 of the Journal of American Folklore , marking JAF 's 125 th birthday, is just now reaching the mailboxes an...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Receives NEA Funding to Continue Consultancy and Professional Development Program »
The American Folklore Society has received fifth-year funding from the Folk and Traditional Arts Program of the National E...
Tuesday, April 09, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Elaboration of AFS Annual Meeting Participation Policy Added for 2014 »
Further explanation of how we interpret our policy on the number of presentations by individuals at our annual meeting has...
Monday, April 08, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposal Deadline Extended for Conference Honoring Lauri Honko »
The Departments of Folkloristics and Comparative Religion at the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, toget...
Friday, April 05, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
2012 AFS Annual Report Now Available »
The 2012 AFS Annual Report is now available for download by clicking here . If the document opens in your internet brow...
Thursday, April 04, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline Extended for First Book Author Workshop at AFS Annual Meeting »
It’s not too late   to submit your proposal for the 2013 Folklore Studies in Multicultural World author workshop. We...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Program Available for "Lingue Migranti" Conference at Calandra Italian American Institute »
The Calandra Italian American Institute has released the program for its upcoming conference "Lingue Migranti: The Global...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global Human Rights, Sexualities, Vulnerabilities Symposium Taking Place at Ohio State University »
From the organizers of the symposium: Global Human Rights, Sexualities, Vulnerabilities Symposium April 12-13, 2...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLS Announces 2013 Recipients of Digital Innovation Fellowships »
The ACLS has just issued the following press release: The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announc...
Friday, March 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Library of Congress Announces 25 New Additions to National Recording Registry »
The Library of Congress has just announced the 2012 entries to the National Recording Registry, a collection of recordings...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer Group Singing Workshop to Take Place in West Virginia »
The Cool of the Day: Group Singing in Sacred Places 5 Days: July 22 – July 26, 2013 Elkins, West Virginia, with afte...
Thursday, March 14, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delta Symposium XIX to Take Place in Jonesboro, Arkansas, in April »
The Arkansas State University Department of English and Philosophy's annual Delta Symposium is scheduled for April 17-...
Monday, March 11, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
George G. Carey, 1934-2013 »
George G. Carey died in his home in Tenants Harbor, Maine, on March 2, 2013. An Indiana University graduate, Carey taught...
Monday, March 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hilda Webb, 1929-2013 »
Hilda Webb, an Ohio folklorist and Indiana University folklore graduate, died February 15, 2013, at her home in Mariemont,...
Wednesday, March 06, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Report Recommends Curtailing Authority of Institutional Review Boards »
As reported by Inside Higher Ed , the American Association of University Professors has recently issued a recommendation...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Association of Western States Folklorists to Meet April 25-28 »
The 2013 annual meeting of the Association of Western States Folklorists is set for April 25-28 at the Vee Bar Guest Ranch...
Friday, February 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Makes the Ethnographic Thesaurus Official »
From 2004 to 2008, a team of folklorists, ethnomusicologists, librarians and information specialists worked under AFS coor...
Thursday, February 21, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Creates Folklore and Museum Policy and Practice Working Group »
The American Folklore Society’s Executive Board has approved the creation of the third in an ongoing series of AFS folklo...
Friday, February 08, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Polly Stewart, 1943-2013 »
Long-time AFS member and former member of the Executive Board Polly Stewart passed away February 3 in Salt Lake City. A li...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maria Carmen Gambliel Joins AFS Executive Board »
The AFS Executive Board has elected Maria Carmen Gambliel of the Idaho Commission on the Arts in Boise to serve on the Boa...
Monday, February 04, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Limit on Number of Presentations at AFS 2013 Annual Meeting »
Starting with the upcoming AFS Annual Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, October 16-19, 2013, AFS will enforce stricter...
Monday, February 04, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS 2013 Annual Meeting Begins Wednesday Morning »
In response to comments from the 2011 AFS member survey, AFS is making an effort to increase meeting attendees’ opportunit...
Thursday, January 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Folklife Center Announces 2013 Fellowships and Application Deadlines »
The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress (AFC) announces its 2013 Fellowships! The fellowships provide fu...
Thursday, January 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Textile Society of America Announces Spring 2013 Study Tour of Georgia and South Carolina Lowcountry »
The Textile Society of America is planning a unique study tour of the Lowcountry, a 200-mile stretch of coastal South C...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Raphael Patai Prize in Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Seeks Student Submissions »
Raphael Patai Prize in Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Awarded for best unpublished essay on Jewish folklore and ethno...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report From the AFS Board's 2012 Meeting With Academic and Public Programs in Folklore Now Available »
The afternoon before the opening of the 2012 annual meeting in New Orleans, the AFS Executive Board held its customary bie...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Members Can Now Renew Sections with AFS Membership »
This winter, the AFS website service provider, Your Membership, developed a new feature that now allows AFS members to add...
Thursday, January 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Seeks 1939 and 1992 JAFs »
The AFS office holds a complete hard-copy run of the Journal of American Folklore from 1888 to the present, with these e...
Monday, January 14, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Welcomes Sally Van de Water as AFS Review Editor »
AFS is pleased to announce Sally Van de Water as the new AFS  Review Editor.  Van de Water, an independent folk...
Wednesday, January 09, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
2012 AFS Election Results »
The following AFS members were elected to office in the balloting that ended December 31: President-Elect (for a four-y...
Monday, December 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS Offices Closed for Winter Break »
The offices of the American Folklore Society will be closed for the holidays until Monday, January 7, 2013.
Monday, December 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
NALAC Fund for the Arts Offers Grants for Latino Arts Organizations, Artists and Ensembles »
Launched in 2005 by the  National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures  with major support from the Ford Fo...
Monday, December 10, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Open for 2013 South Arts Traditional Arts Webinar Series »
South Arts offers webinars for folklife organizations, folklorists, traditional arts advocates, community scholars,...
Monday, December 03, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
AFS to meet in Long Beach, California, in 2015 »
AFS is pleased to announce that the 2015 Annual Meeting will be held in California, at the Westin Long Beach , October 14...

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