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2015 Annual Meeting: News and Announcements
November 19, 2015
Preliminary Report on the 2015 Annual Meeting: Response and Outcomes »
The Society held its 126th annual meeting, on the theme "Ecologies, Encounters, and Enactments," on October 14-17, 2015,...
 
November 2, 2015
2015 Honorees and Prize Winners Announced at Annual Meeting »
AFS would like to congratulate all of the honorees and prize recipients named at the 2015 annual meeting in Long Beach, CA...
 
October 28, 2015
American Folklore Society Announces 2015 Benjamin A. Botkin Prize Recipient »
At its recent annual meeting in Long Beach, California, the American Folklore Society (AFS) named prominent American folkl...
 
October 12, 2015
Final Information for AFS Annual Meeting Attendees » 
1. Program changes: As in the past, all meeting registrants will receive a program book with an insert of program changes...

October 9, 2015
Tutorial Now Available for Download for AFS Wikipedia Workshop »
As part of its on-going project to increase the quantity and quality of Wikipedia pages on folklore topics, AFS is offering...
 
October 8, 2015
The Cultural Diversity Committee to Hold Panels and Open Forum at Annual Meeting » 
The Cultural Diversity Committee will be holding two panel sessions and an open forum at the Long Beach Public Library on...

October 8, 2015
Southeastern Regional Highlights at AFS Annual Meeting » 
The following workshops and presentations are highly recommended for folklorists working in the Southeastern region of the...

October 8, 2015
Dine and Discuss "The Power of One” at the Inaugural Annual Meeting Affinity Dinner » 
Are you the only folklorist in your agency or university department? Connect with other "onlys" over dinner to dine and discuss...

October 8, 2015
AFS Office Closed for Annual Meeting » 
The AFS office will be closed October 10-20 as the entire staff travels to the 2015 Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California...

October 6, 2015
A Guide to Annual Meeting Events Sponsored by the Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section » 
The American Folklore Society’s Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section is presenting a series of Section-sponsored forums, panels, an oral history session...

October 6, 2015
AFS Annual Meeting Sessions of Interest on Foodways » 
Here is a not so short guide to foodways presentations at the 2015 AFS meeting in Long Beach.  All papers listed here...

October 5, 2015
  
AFS Annual Meeting Sessions of Interest on Nordic-Baltic Folklore » 
The Nordic-Baltic Section would like to take the opportunity to recommend a variety of presentations and panels that may be of interest...

October 5, 2015
The Mentoring Committee Welcomes Students and First-Timers to the 2015 Annual Meeting » 
On behalf of the Mentoring Committee, a warm welcome to all the students and first-timers to the American Folklore Society...

October 2, 2015  
AFS 2015 Annual Meeting Plenary Addresses To Be Broadcast and Archived Online » 
The American Folklore Society and Indiana University's Collaborative Technologies office will partner to broadcast the two...

October 1, 2015
 
The Storytelling and Women's Sections invite you to The Dan Crowley Memorial Concert: "Crone-ology: The Crones Tell Almost All"...
 
September 30, 2015
The Public Programs Section Auction will take place on Thursday, October 15, from 8:30PM – 10:00PM in the Centennial Terra...
 
September 29, 2015
The Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section of the American Folklore Society will again be running a silent auction at this year's AFS meeting in Long Beach, CA...
 
September 29, 2015
This list was compiled by the AFS Women’s Section in order to provide those AFS 2015 attendees who may be interested in various aspects of women’s folklore a guide to sessions of potential interest....
 
September 28, 2015
On behalf of the Committee on International Issues, we want to extend a sincere welcome to those of you coming to AFS from outside the U.S., and especially those of you attending the Annual Meeting for the first time...
 
September 24, 2015 
Help Guard the Frontline; Find Out How to Edit Wikipedia at Annual Meeting »
Chances are, you've at least skimmed a Wikipedia article for a quick introduction to an unfamiliar topic, or as a point of entry before looking elsewhere...
 
September 23, 2015
These Useful Links Will Help You Prepare for the Annual Meeting »
If you are attending the 2015 Annual Meeting in Long Beach, there are a number of useful links accessible from our main Annual Meeting page...
 
September 23, 2015
This year’s meeting in Long Beach will introduce an event that has worked well at the meetings of other organizations: affinity dinners​...

September 21, 2015
Folklorists work in the field of K-16 (and even adult) education in many settings: formal and informal, in schools, museums, and beyond...
 
September 17, 2015
As in Past Years, Annual Meeting Memorial Table Provides Place to Remember Departed Colleagues »
Anyone can contribute to the annual Memorial Board and Table, inspired by the many folk traditions that commemorate the dead during the month of October...

September 10, 2015  
The Society's new Twitter handle is @afsfolklorists. Follow hashtag #afsam2015 to stay abreast of Annual Meeting updates...

September 8, 2015
Please inform AFS as soon as you become aware of any change to the posted program before or during the 2015 Annual Meeting...
 
September 8, 2015 
The AFS Nominating Committee (chair Laura Marcus Green, Selina Morales, Joseph Sciorra, and Pravina Shukla) has announced its slate of candidates for the 2015 election...
 
September 2, 2015 
Deadline Approaches for the Bill Ellis Prize »
The prize will be awarded to the best graduate student essay that combines research and analysis on folklore, broadly construed, and digital culture, popular culture, or new media...
 
 September 2, 2015  
The Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section of the American Folklore Society invites submissions for TWO student prizes...

September 1, 2015
The $200 prize, offered by the Storytelling Section of the American Folklore Society, is for a graduate or undergraduate student essay dealing with some aspect of storytelling performance in formal or informal settings...

September 1, 2015
The prizes recognize superior work on women’s traditional, vernacular, or local culture and/or feminist theory and folklore...
 
September 1, 2015
Tour and Workshop Registration Available Through September »
Preregistration for the 2015 Annual Meeting has closed, but you can still register for the following pre-conference events...
 
August 27, 2015
2015 AFS Mentorship Programs Deadline Approaching »
Students: Looking for a way to get to know senior folklorists in a relaxed setting at the annual meeting? AFS is accepting...
 
August 27, 2015
Preregistration for 2015 Annual Meeting Ends August 31 »
Monday is the last day to preregister for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California. After that, you may register...
 
August 26, 2015
Dorothy Howard Folklore and Education Prize Nominations Due August 31 »
Dorothy Howard Folklore and Education Prize Deadline August 31, 2015 Dorothy Howard (1902-1996)...
 
August 21, 2015
2015 Annual Meeting Offers Opportunities Especially for Students »
There are several opportunities that are designed specifically for students: 1. AFS Graduate Student Section...
 
August 21, 2015
2015 Annual Meeting Program Book Available for Download »
The program book for the 2015 AFS annual meeting is now available as a PDF. To download a copy of the book, please go to...
 
August 20, 2015
Tour the Art Spaces of Los Angeles; Registration Closes Soon! »
Visit some of the engaging sites that make Los Angeles such a vibrant art scene, including public murals, Olvera Street,...
 
August 11, 2015
Register Now for the Surf and Turf Coastal Tour »
Spend a day along the coast of southern California, with stops at favorite places to get away and restore the senses......
 
August 11, 2015
August 31 Deadline for Registering for Tours and Workshops »
Registration for tours and workshops at the upcoming Annual Meeting in Long Beach closes August 31. See https://afsnet.si...
 
July 30, 2015
AFS Botkin and Hurston Prize Deadlines Approaching »
The deadlines for two of AFS prizes, the Benjamin A. Botkin Prize and the Zora Neale Hurston Prize, are approaching....
 
July 8, 2015
Just Released: Revised Program for 2015 AFS Annual Meeting »
A revised annual meeting program is now available. Download a PDF of the program here or go to the 2015 annual meeting...
June 17, 2015
2015 Annual Meeting Program Posted »
The preliminary program for the upcoming annual meeting is now available: click here to download . Please review this dra...
 
June 17, 2015
Link Corrected for Booking Conference Hotel »
Our apologies: the link to reserve guest rooms at the conference hotel was incorrect in the acceptance email. The correct...
 
June 17, 2015
AFS Annual Meeting Program Decisions Mailed »
The 2015 Annual Meeting Review Committee has completed its work, and notifications of decisions have been sent by email to...
 
April 6, 2015
Digest of Westin News Available »
We have now created a digest of news to date concerning UniteHere's actions at the Westin Long Beach. To stay on top of developments...
 
April 6, 2015
2015 Annual Meeting: Westin Update »
UniteHere, the labor union that is demonstrating in front of the Westin Long Beach, is contacting AFS members and associates...
 
March 14, 2015
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 workers...
 
March 9, 2015
Checklists Make Submitting an Annual Meeting Proposal Easy »
Submitting an proposal for the AFS annual meeting isn't hard, but it does take preparation. The form is only available imm...
 
March 9, 2015
New Members Should Join Now, Register for Annual Meeting Later »
Members receive a significant discount on annual meeting registration, as well as other benefits , but since it may take...
 
March 4, 2015
CFP: Richard Reuss Prize for Students of Folklore and History »
The Folklore Historian , in association with the History and Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society, solici...
 
March 2, 2015
First-Time Book Authors Invited to Participate in Workshop at 2015 AFS Annual Meeting »
Champaign, IL —Proposals are invited from first-time book authors to participate in an author’s workshop at the 2015 confe...
 
February 26, 2015
AFS Music and Song Section Reinstates Bronson Prize, Invites Submissions »
Washington, DC —The Music and Song Section of the American Folklore Society announces the reinstatement of the Bertrand H....
 
February 11, 2015
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...
 
February 11, 2015
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...
 
January 30, 2015
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, October...
 
January 27, 2015
AFS Meeting Registration Refund Policy Changed »
AFS has changed its meeting registration refund policy. Starting this year, a cancellation fee will be assessed for presenters...
 
January 26, 2015
CFP: 2015 AFS Annual Meeting: Ecologies, Encounters, and Enactments »
The American Folklore Society is now accepting proposals for the Society's 2015 Annual Meeting to be held  October 14...

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