AFS and the Webpage Image Subcommittee invite members to submit images for the AFS website.
The American Folklore Society invites you to submit a proposal for its 135th Annual Meeting to be held virtually October 11-12, 2023 and in Portland, Oregon, November 1-4. The theme of the conference is Roots, Rootlessness, and Uprooting. The proposal window is March 1-31.
Please join us for the 135th annual meeting of the American Folklore Society this fall! This year, AFS is offering up to two days of dedicated virtual programming, October 11-12, in addition to a four-day, in-person gathering in Portland, Oregon, November 1-4.
The ACLA statement stands up in support of ex-President Okker, the New College community, and faculty and students at institutions of higher education around the country who are experiencing political interventions.
Following the general membership’s approval of a proposal to authorize the Executive Board to elect a new Board member each year, the Board is presently at work discussing current, pressing needs, as well as the process for how to best manage the process of adding Board-elected members going forward.
The AFS Fellows invites nominations for AFS Fellows from any member of AFS.The nomination period for the 2023 election of new Fellows is open from now until 11:59 pm on March 15th.
Ebony L Bailey's article, “(Re)Making the Folk: Black Representation and the Folk in Early American Folklore Studies" is featured by University of Illinois Press' celebration of Black History Month by sharing their favorite Black history publications.
Winners and accolades recipients of the 2022 Aesop Prize were announced at the AFS Annual Meeting.
Daisy Ahlstone (Ph.D. Student, Ohio State University) and Nichola Miller shared the 2022 Folklore and Science Junior Prize.
The five AFS Bylaws amendments proposed by the Executive Board in 2022 have been approved by AFS members, reaching the 66% approval threshold required by the AFS Bylaws. Proposals 1-5 will go into immediate effect.