AFS receives hundreds of proposals every year for pre-organized sessions and individual presentations.
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Year after year, hundreds of proposals for the annual meeting are submitted in the last two days before the deadline for submissions
The window to submit proposals for the 2023 AFS annual meeting will close at midnight on Friday, March 31, 2023.
Millie Tullis (Graduate student at Utah State University) received the 2022 Polly Stewart Student Travel Stipend.
Our 2022 Annual Meeting Participant Survey has garnered valuable insights into attendees’ responses to last year’s meeting and a window into the dynamics of hybrid programming for future meetings.
The proposal submission window for the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society is now open.
Joelle E. Jackson (Indiana University Bloomington) receives the 2022 William A. Wilson prize.
This year, AFS staff and leadership again seek the best possible balance between accessibility, cost, and quality in the Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society.
Daisy Ahlstone (Ohio State University) won the 2022 Don Yoder Prize for the Best Graduate Student Paper in Religious Folklife and Folk Belief.
The 2022 Warren E. Roberts prize for best student paper, sponsored by the Folk Arts and Material Culture Section, was awarded to Ben Bridges (PhD Candidate, Department of Folklore & Ethnomusicology, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington).