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

Susan Eleuterio is a folklorist, educator, and consultant to non-profits. Eleuterio has been a member of AFS since 1976, has co-chaired the Public Programs and Independent Folklorists Sections, helped to found the Applied (now Public Programs) Section, and has been a trainer

Theresa Vaughan attended her first American Folklore Society meeting in Jacksonville, FL in 1992, driving for two days each way in a van with a bunch of other graduate students from IU—most of whom are still speaking to each other all these

Kate Horigan is a professor in the Folk Studies and Anthropology Department at Western Kentucky University. She received her MA in English from Tulane University and her PhD in English and Folklore from The Ohio State University. She specializes in narrative, memory and commemoration,

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