by Simon Bronner, Convener of the AFS History and Folklore Section
Attending the 2022 American Folklore Society meeting in Tulsa, October 12-15? Many papers and presentations are listed on history of folklore studies and historical approaches to folklore. I list here panels and events that highlight historical topics.
Thursday, October 13
- 8:30–10:00 am: Public Folklore, Historic Preservation, and Heritage Studies
- 10:30 am–12:00 pm (Greenwood Cultural Center): Remembering Terror, Retelling History: A Conversation about Racial Justice Initiatives in Tulsa and N.C.
- 10:30 am–12:30 pm: Reassessing Key Moments in Ethnography, Theory, and Disciplinary History
- 2:30–4:30 pm: 2SLGBTQ+ History and Activism in Oklahoma
Friday, October 14
- 9:00 am–12:00 pm (Greenwood Cultural Center): Veterans History Project Workshop
- 10:30 am–12:30 pm: Social Histories In and Through Oklahoma
- 8:30–10:30 pm (Woody Guthrie center): African American Traditional Music, History and the Black Experience: Black Oklahoma Blues
Saturday, October 15
- 10:00 am–12:00 pm (Black Wall Street Liquid Lounge): Tour of Greenwood Historical District
See the program on the Annual Meeting Hub for more information on the conference and details on individual papers and presentations.
And if you’re there, message or talk to me about making history at the conference.
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