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Right now, proposals submitted for the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society are being reviewed by the official review committee in the first step toward constructing this year’s program.
Most proposal submissions come through easily and successfully, but here are some additional tips if you run into issues outside of business hours.
If you haven’t logged into the new membership management system since we launched it in September 2021, you will need to set a new username and password before logging in for the first time since the transition.
Q: “What kind of program can we expect in 2022?” The answer to this and other current questions can be found on our Annual Meeting FAQ page. A: As usual, the lion’s share of the program depends on the proposals or presentations and events that are submitted by participants.
You can watch recordings from past AFS annual meetings on YouTube, including some videos from the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, such as the Francis Lee Utley Memorial Panel or the Presidential Invited Panel. All of these videos can be found on the AFS YouTube
Year after year, hundreds of proposals for the annual meeting are submitted in the last two days before the deadline for submissions; in the last hours, proposals typically come in by the minute. 99% of them will come through successfully and without
Most people will submit their annual meeting proposal in the last couple days of the proposal submission window, which will fall on a weekend this year, when AFS staff will not be there to help with technical difficulties. Why not register and
The AFS Annual Meeting proposal instructions aim to help with the half-dozen “choose your own adventure” pathways supported by the proposal portal. In short, the proposal form will guide you along the path you choose. But if you want to see where
Would you like to be in the room where it happens? There are many ways you can contribute to AFS activities, ranging from helping for a few hours at the annual meeting to serving for three years on a committee that advises