Program staff from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will introduce a range of grant opportunities and the National Heritage Fellowships program, including an overview of funding opportunities, examples of successful projects, and things to consider when submitting an application or nomination. The webinar will take place Wednesday, May 17 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EDT). There will be time for questions at the end of the webinar.

Jewish Folklore and Ethnology (JFE) is pleased to announce the publication in March 2023 of its inaugural peer-reviewed annual volume in print and online formats issued by Wayne State University Press. JFE is now accepting submissions for its second volume on Jewish practices and performances of the body, faith, home, and community in the present and the past, in oral, behavioral, visual, and material forms.

Jaime Elizabeth Johnston (Louisiana State University) received the Zora Neale Hurston Prize.Johnston's thesis, “My Mother Read My Dreams: Dream Interpretation in the African Diaspora," shares fieldwork conducted with three African American women who practice the tradition of reading dreams in New Orleans.

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