Folklorist Andrea Kitta will present a talk called “Communicating About COVID: Understanding How Folklore Affects Medical Decision Making and What to Do About It" to her alma mater, Western Kentucky University, on September 30, 2021.
The Digital ICH Observatory released the results of its survey, "Inventories & Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)."
Elena Dundovich (University of Pisa) and Simone A. Bellezza (University of Naples Federico II) are seeking chapter proposals for an edited volume on the transnational history of LGBTQ+ rights in the post-Soviet space. Proposals are due by September 30, 2021.
Please note: This program is distinct from the Emerging Leaders of Color program in the South Arts nine-state region. Guidelines for that program are available on the Emerging Leaders of Color page. The following information comes directly from South Arts. South Arts
American Studies in Scandinavia, the journal of the Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS), is calling
The Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)'s Women's and Gender Studies Caucus seeks contributions for its 2022 meeting session that engage with the commodification of feminisms and intersectionality, as well as transnational feminist methods and theory as interventions in white hegemonic systems. Proposals are due by September 30, 2022.
The South Arts 2021 Southern Prize and State Fellows Exhibition is now open at the Bo Bartlett Center at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. The multidisciplinary exhibition includes work from each of the nine state fellows, including Southern Prize Winner and Florida Fellow Marielle Plaisir and Southern Prize Finalist and South Carolina Fellow Fletcher Williams III.
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) will host “ACLS 1919 Celebration: The Value of a Degree in the Humanities & Social Sciences" on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4-5:30 PM EDT.
The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) announced the return of the National Folk Festival. For the 80th presentation of its flagship event, the festival returns to Salisbury, MD for a weekend of workshops, performances, crafts demonstrations, food and community culture.
The West Virginia Humanities Council, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a state folklorist. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.