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 terms):Karen
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,
Join us for a screening and discussion of Pennsylvania Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Network’s production, “Magnificent Healing,” a reader’s theater exploration of immigrant and refugee women’s experiences with the U.S. healthcare system and their collisions with practitioners, August 12, 7:00 pm EDT.
This Thursday, July 22nd, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm is the third in a four-part online series, Negotiating Cultural Appropriation: Lineage, Teaching & Relationships, where teaching artists in dance and music from across the country deliberate on salient issues regarding the politics