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2011 Fife Honor Lecture, Utah State University
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When: 3/29/2011
Where: Alumni Hall, Utah State University
Logan, Utah 
United States
Contact: Lisa Gabbert
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The Folklore Program at Utah State University is honored to have Professor John McDowell, Chair of the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University, deliver this year's Fife Honor Lecture. The title of his talk is "The Two Faces of Folklore: The Ludic and the Commemorative."

Professor McDowell is a Fellow of the American Folklore Society, a Guggenheim Fellow, and the author of many books and articles. His research centers on the ethnography of performance and communication, with foci on Mexican corridos, mythic narratives, music, and festival in Colombia and Ecuador, children's speech play, and other areas. He is also Director of Indiana University's Folklore Archives and Director of the Minority Languages and Cultures of Latin America program.

The lecture is on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 1:30 PM in Alumni Hall on the Utah State University campus in Logan.

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