The Folklife Internship provides experiences in archival practice, cultural heritage research, and programming, while building participants’ knowledge about ethnographic materials. Applications are due March 17, 2023.
Dra. Foulis interviewed esteemed scholar, writer and folklorist, Norma Elia Cantú for on her podcast, [email protected] Stories. Cantú discusses her writings on La Frontera as a place of memory, cultural vibrancy and home.
The 11th annual Chennai Storytelling Festival takes place each weekend throughout the month of February. The festival is free and is accessible through Zoom.
The Black Banjo & Fiddle Fellowship (BBFF) is a collaboration between the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music and the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention. Awards will be up to $15,000 over the period of two years (2023-2025). Applications are due February 15, 2023.
The Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program (CCHAP) seeks an Exhibit Developer. Applications are due February 28, 2023.
AFS President, Dr. Marilyn M. White, will give the a talk at WKU as part of their celebration of the 50th anniversary of their Folk Studies program. White is a former WKU Folk Studies professor and retired professor of anthropology and Africana Studies at Kean University. The talk will take place February 23 at 5:30 pm (EST).
In 2016, Vermont 2nd grade teacher and crafter Jen Ellis decided to gift a pair of her homemade wool mittens to Senator Bernie Sanders on a whim. Ellis makes her mittens using recycled wool sweaters, and the pair sent to Sanders were,
The American Folklife Center announced the 2023 recipient cohort of the Community Collections Grants program. Over this year, recipients will undertake cultural research and documentation projects focused on a wide range of cultural traditions and practices across the U.S. and territories. Their
JEWels is the first of its kind: the living tradition of Jewish stories and jokes transformed into poems, recording and reflecting Jewish experience from ancient times through the present day. In this novel hybrid—jokes and stories boiled down to their essence in short
Dr. Lynne McNeil will give the William A. Wilson Folklore Archives Founder's Lecture on Monday, January 30. The lecture will be available by virtual broadcast. Register to receive the invitation.