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Public Programs Section Seeking Nominations for Archie Green Public Folklore Advocacy Award

Monday, August 20, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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Archie Green Public Folklore Advocacy Award

Established in 2009 in honor of the preeminent labor scholar and passionate advocate for the discipline of folklore (1917-2009), the Archie Green Award is presented by the Public Programs Section of the American Folklore Society to individuals who have made significant contributions to the preservation and encouragement of folk traditions in the United States while operating professionally outside the field of public folklore.

The award is intended for living individuals whose work is allied or complementary to our field and has advanced the mission of public folklore.

The award is presented at the AFS Annual meeting.

Award Criteria
  • Demonstrated positive impact on the preservation/perpetuation of tradition and/or on a specific traditional community. (Areas of impact may include cultural preservation, presentation, funding, advocacy, and/or community engagement.)
  • Significance and quality of contribution to advancing the field of public folklore
  • Thoroughness and strength of the nomination package, including support letters.
How to Submit a Nomination

All 2012 nominations and support materials must be submitted in electronic format through the online nomination form on the AFS website:

Please follow the directions for file types and upload only the requested supplemental materials.

The deadline for 2012 nominations is September 14, 2012.

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