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2019 AFS Meeting: New Directions in Folklore Section, Baltimore Edition

Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alexandra Sanchez
By Andrew Peck, convener, Annamarie O'Brien, co-convener, and John E. Price, editor--

The New Directions in Folklore (NDiF) section is once again primed to have a big presence at the annual meeting, with section events, sponsored panels, and a wide variety of related sessions.  The  Business Meeting and the New Directions Forum are both happening on Saturday, October 19, and are open to all who are interested.  In addition, we have co-sponsored Friday's three-session event, "Connecting Collections and Communities," and Thursday's "Perspectives through Partnerships."

NDiF members are participating across a wide variety of other panels and forums on all three days, and as an added bonus, we have teamed up with the Graduate Student and Young Professionals Section to provide MEME LORE'D ribbons for all members who want one. The AFS hashtag this year is #AFSAM19, and we encourage the use of social media for all NDiF events, but be sure to double-check with individual sessions or presentations.
 
AFS Annual Meeting 2019

Business Meeting - Saturday, October 19, 12:45–1:45pm (Columbia, 2nd Floor)
***Including the Ellis Prize Presentation

07-12 New Directions Forum: The Ethics of Fieldwork - Saturday, October 19, 8–10am (Camden/Lombard, 3rd Floor)
  • John E. Price, Chair
  • Erik Arthur Aasland (Fuller Theological Seminary)
  • Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University)
  • Lynne S. McNeill (Utah State University)
  • Evangeline C. Mee (Indiana University)
  • David J. Puglia (City University of New York)  

Sponsored Panels:

01-14 Perspectives through Partnerships: How We Embody Cultural Sustainability Practice in the Everyday, 8–10am (Conway, 1st floor) 
  • Laura X. Williams (Goucher College), chair
  • Heather Gerhart (Independent)
  • Courtney E. Hamm (Independent)
  • Nicole T. Macotsis (Independent)
  • Heidi Thomas (Goucher College)
  • Jenna Ashton Winton
04-02 Connecting Collections and Communities, Part I: Documenting Online Cultures, 8–10am (Constellation C, 2nd floor)
  • Nicole Saylor (Library of Congress), chair
  • Rashi Joshi (Library of Congress)
  • Trevor Owens (Library of Congress)
05-02 Connecting Collections and Communities, Part II: Engaging Social Justice Movements and Amplifying Public Memory, 10:15am–12:15pm (Constellation C, 2nd floor)
  • Guha Shankar (American Folklife Center), chair
  • Kerrie Cotten Williams (DC Public Library)
  • Denise D. Meringolo (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
06-02 Connecting Collections and Communities, Part III: Activism in Archives, 2–4pm (Constellation C, 2nd floor)
  • Randy Williams (Utah State University), chair
  • Terri M. Jordan (Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk, VA)
  • Mary M. Manning (University of Houston)
  • Kelly Revak (American Folklife Center)


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