We are saddened to report the death of Art Rosenbaum, an American art professor emeritus at the University of Georgia, artist, musician, and folklorist.
We are sad to share the news of the loss of Michael "Mick" Maloney, folklorist and champion of Irish traditional music and culture, who passed away at the age of 77.
Esther Clinton, professor at Bowling Green State University's Department of Popular Culture, passed away on July 17, 2022.
Pete Reiniger passed away last week at the age of 73.
We are saddened by the news that AFS Fellow Robert A. Georges has passed and share this remembrance from Simon Bronner: “I am saddened to report the death on January 31, 2022, of folklorist Robert A. Georges, who spent most of his
Gloria Dorson passed away last week in Indianapolis at the age of 90.
announcement from Southwest Folklife Alliance It is with humility and sadness that we share our beloved teacher, elder, and Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival co-founder, Dr. James S. “Big Jim” Griffith has transitioned from this earth. Big Jim passed quietly and peacefully
Steve Ohrn was above all things a mensch. He was also a gifted photographer, exacting in his work, and generous in his relationships with others, especially the many folk and traditional artists whose work and stories he documented, helped to preserve, and promoted.
We were saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Leonard Primiano on July 25th, 2021. A renowned folklorist and religious studies scholar, he was a beloved friend and mentor to many in our field. Dr. Primiano was a professor of religious
Join the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and folklorists Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, Robin Roberts, and Nick Spitzer for a Bright Lights Online conversation about Lifetime Contributions to the Humanities awardee Frank de Caro. De Caro, a nationally renowned folklorist who