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2014 Annual Meeting Agendas: Opening Ceremony and Business Meeting

2014 Annual Meeting Opening Ceremonies
Sweeney Ballroom A/B
Santa Fe Community Convention Center
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:00 pm

7:00 Welcome and Introductions of AFS Executive Board Members

7:05 Recognition of the Annual Meeting Committee and International Guests

7:10 2014 Annual Meeting and AFS Highlights

7:20 Special Presentation: Journal of American Folklore

7:35 Special Presentation: International Society for Ethnology and Folklore

7:40 Time of Celebration and Remembrance:

    • Eddie Cass
    • Linda Dégh
    • Alessandro Falassi
    • Rick Gagné
    • Judy McCulloh

7:55 AFS Award and Prize Announcements

    • New AFS Fellows
    • Benjamin A. Botkin Prize
    • Zora Neale Hurston Prize
    • Américo Paredes Prize
    • Chicago Folklore Prize
    • AFS Lifetime Scholarly Achievement Award

8:30 Spoken-Word Performance by New Mexican Artists

8:45  Introduction of Opening Plenary Speaker Nora Naranjo Morse


2014 Annual Business Meeting
Sweeney Ballroom A/B

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 5:00 pm

5:00  Call to Order (Michael Ann Williams)

5:10  Announcement of AFS Section Prizes, Awards, and Recognitions (Tim Lloyd)

5:25  Announcement of the 2015 Annual Meeting Theme (Southern California delegation)

5:35  Old and New Business (Michael Ann Williams)

6:00  Adjournment

                    Introduction of Presidential Invited Lecturer, Simon Lichman (Michael Ann Williams)



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