The deadline for making hotel reservations at the Hilton Harrisburg is September 28, 2021. If you intend to stay at the Hilton Harrisburg, please reserve a room in the conference block by using this link to the reservation system. This helps both
This year, AFS is looking for volunteers for each portion of our annual meeting. Volunteers who host three sessions (most are 90 minutes) or work 4 hours in Harrisburg will receive a full meeting registration refund or waiver.
Indiana University Press is hosting a virtual book launch event for What Folklorists Do: Professional Possibilities in Folklore Studies on October 5, 2021, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm Eastern time with the book’s editor, former AFS Executive Director Timothy Lloyd. Lloyd will
The AFS Nominating Committee (chaired by Lisa Rathje with members Luisa Del Giudice, Anika Wilson, and Sarah Gordon) has announced its slate of two candidates for each available office in the AFS 2021 election.Executive Board (three to be elected to three-year, 2022-2024
Words create worlds. Words create alternatives to violence. Words predict and prepare the way for liberation. On Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm EDT, come hear Harrisburg’s poets and creative writers, in “Creative Texts and Spoken Word Traditions from Harrisburg,” facilitated by
We are excited to announce that this week we have taken the first step in a staged roll-out of the new AFS membership management system. Powered by GrowthZone, this new Member Portal is a significant improvement to our online membership services, providing
In our continued efforts to update and improve our membership experience, AFS will be transitioning from its current membership management system with Your Membership to a new system by Growth Zone. As part of this transition, it is necessary that we temporarily
The Folk Arts and Material Culture Section of the American Folklore Society invites submissions for its annual Warren E. Roberts Prize for Best Student Paper in Folk Art and Material Culture.
The Children’s Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society is taking submissions for the W. W. Newell Prize through September 1st.
For their fourth and final panel in this series of technical assistance workshops, which takes place virtually on August 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM EDT, the Philadelphia Folklore Project will continue the discussion from the diverse perspectives of four professional folklorists,