The American Folklore Society has signed on to two statements--one from the American Council of Learned Societies and the other by the American Historical Association--opposing Florida House Bill 999, which allows political appointees unprecedented oversight of day-to-day educational decisions.

Ceallaigh (“Kelly”) S. MacCath-Moran is a PhD candidate in Folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Ceallaigh’s dissertation explores animal rights activism as a public performance of ethical belief through ethnographic interviews of activists and participant observation of animal rights demonstrations. Her passion for sharing folkloristics with scholars, storytellers, and the general public has found outlets in several digital media. 

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