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Western States Folklore Society (WSFS) Annual Meeting
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/17/2020 to 4/18/2020
When: Friday, April 17, 2020
Where: Willamette University
Salem, Oregon  97301
United States
Contact: Western States Folklore Society

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On behalf of the Western States Folklore Society (WSFS), the students and faculty of Willamette University invite submissions to their annual meeting: “Folklore in the Trans-Pacific Communication.” This conference will offer a space to explore the theme and to exchange ideas on other topics within the field.

The Western States of the United States are essential in the Trans-Pacific communication in our increasingly globalized world, especially regarding the reconstruction of identity of the diverse cultural groups with their distinct folklores. How folklore plays its role in the trans-Pacific communication is certainly an important question for folklorists in the Western States Folklore Society. Our challenge is to study how folklore in the trans-Pacific communication has strengthened such communication in a new age. In accordance with this theme, WSFS encourages presentations that explore immigration, cyber-community, group identity, family folklore, diaspora experience, multi-lingual education through folklore, among many other topics.

For more information, see AFS Review or Annual Conference Announcement


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