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2018 Annual Meeting: News and Announcements
September 19, 2018  
The 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, October 17...
 
September 11, 2018   
You can download a pdf of the full program book, including abstracts and indexes. The book will be distributed
 
September 6, 2018 
So many advance tickets were purchased for the Annual Meeting’s Saturday night party that we can guarantee a...
 
August 20, 2018
The Joseph Goodwin Queer Folkloristics Student Paper Prize will be presented each year to an undergraduate or...
 
August 6, 2018
Your Advance Purchase Makes Special Events Possible » 
The day of reckoning is sooner than you think! Why? Well… A few special annual meeting events require advance...
 
August 6, 2018
You Can Purchase “Pay It Forward” AFS Dinner Dance Tickets for Others » 
You’ve heard about the hoppin’ dance party that AFS, the New York Folklore Society, and the New York State...
 
August 3, 2018
September 15 Deadline for Don Yoder and William A. Wilson Paper Prize Submissions » 
The Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section of the American Folklore Society invites submissions for two student...
 
August 1, 2018
“Experiments in Exhibition” Workshop Opens Registration for Hands-on Workshop in Buffalo » 
Registration closes August 31 for the fourth “Experiments in Exhibition” Workshop, organized in collaboration with...
 
August 1, 2018
Reminder: September 1 Deadline for AFS Botkin Prize Nominations for Achievement in Public Folklore » 
Each year, the Public Programs Section of the American Folklore Society joins with the AFS Executive Board to...
 
July 27, 2018
Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Section Invites Student Paper Submissions for Raphael Patai Prize » 
The Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Section of the American Folklore Society invites submissions for its endowed...
 
July 20, 2018
Register for Preconference Tours before August 31 » 
Book your seat now on one of two preconference tours organized by the 2018 Local Planning Committee; seats are...
 
July 20, 2018
Don't Wait to Get Annual Meeting Dinner Dance Tickets; Advance Purchase Required » 
The Saturday night AFS dinner dance is coming back with a bang, featuring fine food and smokin’ sounds by two...
 
July 18, 2018
Mentoring at the AFS Annual Meeting Strengthens Our Field » 
You can apply now to take part in the AFS Mentoring Program as either a mentor or a mentee at the 2018 AFS...
 
July 3, 2018
Reminder: Archie Green Award Applications Due July 16 » 
Named for folklorist and activist Archie Green, the AFS Public Programs Section will provide up to three awards of...
 
July 3, 2018
September 1 Deadline for AFS Botkin Prize Nominations for Achievement in Public Folklore » 
Each year, the Public Programs Section of the American Folklore Society joins with the AFS Executive Board to...
 
June 29, 2018
You Can Share Information Related to the Annual Meeting in Open Forums » 
Signed-in AFS members can share questions, information, plans, or other communications related to the 2018...
 
June 15, 2018
2018 AFS Annual Meeting Essential Information » 
The 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society will take place in Buffalo, New York on October 17–20...
 
June 15, 2018
Your Contribution to the Sustainers’ Fund Helps Support Student Travel and More » 
The AFS Sustainers’ Fund supports the AFS mission by funding projects and initiatives of the current year, including...
 
June 14, 2018
AFS Women's Section Invites Submissions for 2018 Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize » 
The Women’s Section of the American Folklore Society is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting...
 
June 11, 2018
Final Deadlines for Annual Meeting Travel Support for Students Are Approaching » 
The American Folklore Society offers several forms of financial support to those planning on participating in the...
 
June 4, 2018
Volunteer Now to Be a Mentor at 2018 AFS Annual Meeting » 
Dear Folklore Professionals, Our students, recent graduates, and new professionals need you! Your knowledge of...
 
June 4, 2018
Apply Now to Meet a Mentor at 2018 AFS Annual Meeting » 
Calling All Students, Recent Graduates, and New Professionals! Whose research and writings have you been...
 
May 25, 2018
AFS Women's Section Section Invites Applications for 2018 Polly Stewart Student Travel Stipend » 
The AFS Women’s Section invites applications for travel stipends for one or more students attending the 2018 AFS...
 
May 11, 2018
AFS Public Programs Section Offers Archie Green Student Travel Awards » 
Named for folklorist and activist Archie Green, the AFS Public Programs Section will provide up to three awards of...
 
May 11, 2018
AFS Folklore and Education Section Offers Robinson-Roeder-Ward Prize » 
The AFS Folklore and Education section is pleased to announce that the application for the 2018 Robinson-Roeder...
 
May 11, 2018
AFS Folklore and Education Section Offers Dorothy Howard Prize » 
Dorothy Howard (1902–1996) grew up in the Progressive Era, receiving a teaching degree from the North Texas...
 
May 2, 2018
AFS Nominating Committee Seeks Recommendations » 
The 2018 AFS Nominating Committee (Olivia Cadaval, Diane E. Goldstein, Rachel González-Martin; and Steve...
 
March 28, 2018
Tips for After-Hours Proposal Submissions » 
Year after year, hundreds of proposals for the annual meeting are submitted in the last two days before the deadline...
 
March 23, 2018
AFS History and Folklore Section Offers Wayland D. Hand Prize » 
The History and Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society (AFS) invites submissions for its biennial...
 
March 23, 2018
AFS Folklore and Education Section Offers Robinson-Roeder-Ward Prize » 
The Folklore and Education Section of the American Folklore Society (AFS) is pleased to announce that it will again...
 
March 23, 2018
You Can Avoid Last-Minute Proposal Panic by Registering Now, Proposing Later » 
Most people will submit their annual meeting proposal on March 31, a Saturday, when AFS staff will not be there to...
 
March 22, 2018
CFA: Saboohi I. Khan Award for Student Scholarship » 
The Transnational Asia/Pacific Section of the American Folklore Society is proud to present the Saboohi I. Khan...
 
March 14, 2018
Diamond Presentations Offer Diverse Advantages to Presenters and Audiences » 
The AFS Annual Meeting began to accept proposals for diamond presentations in 2010, when this innovative...
 
February 26, 2018
Cancellation Fees Will Be Applied for Annual Meeting Presenters who Withdraw » 
AFS strongly discourages annual meeting presenters from canceling their participation in the conference after...
 
February 13, 2018
AFS Celebrates Folklorists' Achievements » 
The American Folklore Society celebrates the awards, honors, books, significant grants, and other achievements of...
 
February 8, 2018
Some Deadlines for Annual Meeting Travel Support Are Coming Soon » 
The Society offers several forms of financial support to those planning on participating in the annual meeting. The...
 
February 8, 2018
AFS Welcomes Proposals for Alternative Presentation Formats » 
Participants in the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society consistently express enthusiasm for innovative...
 
February 2, 2018
AFS Members Save Substantially on Annual Meeting Registration » 
AFS members should  sign in before registering for the 2018 Annual Meeting in order to receive a significantly...
 
February 2, 2018
You Can Access the 2018 Meeting Proposal Portal Anytime Until the Submission Deadline » 
This year, AFS is using a new version of an external proposal submission system, which will allow you to save and...
 
February 1, 2018
AFS Accepting Proposals for 2018 Annual Meeting »
You have until March 31 to submit your proposal to present at our 129th annual meeting October 17-20, 2018 at the...
 
February 1, 2018
CFP: 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society »
No Illusions, No Exclusions • October 17-20, 2018 • Buffalo Niagara County Convention Center • Buffalo, New York,...
 
January 11, 2018
Annual Meeting Destinations, Buffalo and Baltimore, in NY Times's "52 Places to Go in 2018" »
Attend the 2018 AFS Annual Meeting, and tick off #37 of the New York Times's top world-wide travel destinations for...
 
November 15, 2017
“No Illusions, No Exclusions”—Buffalo Beckons for the 2018 AFS Annual Meeting »
“No Illusions, No Exclusions,” the theme for the 2018 AFS Annual Meeting, October 17–20, 2018, is inspired by its...

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