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The AFS Review publishes a wide range of materials, including essays, notes, and queries, as well as all the materials once included in the AFS Newsletter (news, reports, job postings, program listings, etc.). The goal of the AFS Review is to give us a place to reflect on, revise, or refine the things we do every day that actually instantiate folklore studies in the world, a space to capture the conversations that are already taking place among practicing folklorists.

Please send all AFS Review submissions to AmericanFolkloreSociety@gmail.com.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Journal of Festive Studies Announces Inaugural Issue »
H-Net is proud to announce the launch of the new open access, peer-reviewed  J ournal of Festive Studies &nbs...
Thursday, June 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies »
In Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies, authors Shelley Ingram, Willow G. Mullins, and Todd Richardson talk about...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marvels & Tales Announces Latest Issue »
Marvels & Tales  is a peer-reviewed journal that is international and multidisciplinary in orientation. The journ...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Storytelling, Self, Society Announces Latest Issue »
An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to oral na...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dissonant Neighbours: Narrative Progress in Early Welsh and English Poetry »
Dissonant Neighbours is an in-depth comparative study of Welsh and  English poetry pre-dating c.1250. In four ana...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sankofa Songs: A Legacy of Roots and Rhythm »
The Helen Creighton Folklore Society is pleased to announce the publication of its newest album Sankofa Songs: A Legacy o...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medieval Wales c.1050–1332: Centuries of Ambiguity »
Analysing the achievements of the princes of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, this volume focuses on the paradoxical...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Folk Illusions: Children, Folklore, and Sciences of Perception ​ »
Wiggling a pencil so that it looks like it is made of rubber, "stealing" your niece's nose, and listening for the sounds o...
Thursday, April 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Craving Supernatural Creatures: German Fairy-Tale Figures in American Pop Culture »
Claudia Schwabe's Craving Supernatural Creatures: German Fairy-Tale Figures in American Pop Culture  analyzes super...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good Work: Masters of the Building Arts »
Good Work: Masters of the Building Arts,  the recent documentary about craftsmanship in the traditional building arts...
Monday, March 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Narrative Culture Announces Latest Issue on “Political Narratives” »
Affiliated with the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR),  Narrative Culture  has...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Historic Churches of New Mexico Today »
Frank Graziano’s, Historic Churches of New Mexico Today, is an interpretive guide that combines history and ethnograph...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery »
In  Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery , author Charlie Grot...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Future is Handmade »
This mini-documentary by Maikel Kuijpers, presented by The Craftsmanship Initiative in collaboration with The Centr...
Monday, February 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISC Releases First Three Episodes of StoryVault Podcast »
StoryVault, the podcast of the International Storytelling Center (ISC), is now available. The first three episodes can be...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Xurt'an: The End of the World and Other Myths, Songs, Charms, and Chants by the Northern Lacandones »
Xurt’an  (the end of the world), by Suzanne Cook, showcases the rich storytelling traditions of the northern Lacandon...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Directions in Folklore Releases Latest Issue »
New Directions in Folklore (NDiF) has announced its latest issue: Vol. 16, No. 1 (2018). The Editors invite you to...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fabula Journal of Folktale Studies Releases Latest Issue »
Fabula  is an international medium of discussion for all issues relevant to historical and comparative folk narrativ...
Monday, January 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cooking with Folklore: Recipes from the Randall V. Mills Archives of Northwest Folklore »
Explore Cooking with Folklore: Recipes from the Randall V. Mills Archives of Northwest Folklore : an adventure for the ta...
Monday, January 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VFC Releases First Two Episodes of VT Untapped Podcast »
VT Untapped, the podcast of the Vermont Folklife Center (VFC), is now available. The first two episodes can be found on...
Monday, January 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MEMORIAMEDIA Review Releases Latest Online Issue »
MEMORIAMEDIA Review has released their latest issue on Participatory Methodologies and Intangible Cultural Heritage. Thi...
Friday, December 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Narrative Culture Announces Latest Issue »
Affiliated with the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR),  Narrative Culture  has ann...
Friday, December 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Storytelling, Self, Society Issue on Storytelling in Higher Education »
An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to oral na...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Miraculous Tomcat and Other Stories »
The Miraculous Tomcat and Other Stories , a modern English translation by Meera Juncu of five classic Romanian folktales...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Participation in the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage E-Book »
The aim of this e-book by Filomena Sousa, The Participation in the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: The...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Indigenous and Ethnic Empowerment: Parity, Equity, and Strategy »
Indigenous, ethnic and rural peoples throughout the world struggle to effectively deal with the challenges triggered by ou...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Staging Fairyland: Folklore, Children’s Entertainment, and Nineteenth-Century Pantomime »
In nineteenth-century Britain, the spectacular and highly profitable theatrical form known as "pantomime" was part of a sh...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Flight of the Condor »
Valdimar Tr. Hafstein—folklorist, UNESCO delegate, and author of Making Intangible Heritage: El Condor Pasa and Other...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chinese Translation of Concepts and Methods in Folkloristics: Essays by Dan Ben-Amos »
A Chinese festschrift in honor of Professor Dan Ben-Amos was published by the China Social Sciences Press, Beijing, in Oct...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia »
Jonathan L. Ready's most recent work investigates both the construction of the Homeric simile and the performance of...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Narrative Culture Announces Latest Issue »
Affiliated with the  International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR),  Narrative Culture has announ...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Storytelling, Self, Society Announces Latest Issue »
An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to oral narra...
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lekuak: The Basque Places of Boise, Idaho »
Lekuak is a cultural journey through Boise, Idaho from a unique perspective: that of the indelible mark Basque immigrants...
Monday, October 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Expressive Lives of Elders: Folklore, Art, and Aging »
Can traditional arts improve an older adult’s quality of life? Are arts interventions more effective when they align with...
Monday, October 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tradition, Urban Identity, and the Baltimore “Hon”: The Folk in the City »
The Folklore and Ethnology Series of Lexington Books, edited by Simon J. Bronner and the late Barbro Klein, announces the...

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