Ana Cara recently retired from Oberlin College, where she taught in the Department of Hispanic Studies. She holds a PhD in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania. Her articles have appeared in various academic journals, including the Journal of American Folklore,

Based in New York City, City Lore is an urban folk culture center that includes a Lower East Side gallery space, performances, lectures, and numerous programs throughout the city. The City Lore team works to document, present, and advocate for the diversity

Lisa Gilman is a folklorist and ethnomusicologist who received her Ph.D. in Folklore from Indiana University. She currently serves as a Professor in Folklore Studies and Public Humanities in George Mason University’s English Department and as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of American

Anthony Buccitelli is Associate Professor of American Studies and Communications in the School of Humanities at The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, and serves as Director of Penn State’s Pennsylvania Center for Folklore. Buccitelli became a member of the American Folklore Society in 2004

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