The AFS Archives and Libraries Section awarded the 2021 Polly Grimshaw Prize to Emily Bianchi, a PhD candidate in folklore at Indiana University
The Foodways Section of the American Folklore Society invites submissions for the Sue Samuelson Award for best student paper on food and foodways. Applications are due March 1.
The Women’s Section of the American Folklore Society has named Zahra Abedinezhadmehrabadi, Naomi Barnes, Ojaswini Hooda, Emilia Nielson, Rachel González-Martin, Noriko Tsunoda Reider, and Rachelle H. Saltzman as winners of the Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prizes for 2020 and 2021.
The AFS Children’s Folklore Section awarded the 2021 Aesop Prize to the writer and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh for his book Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns.
The American Folklore Society's Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section has awarded Cade Williams, an A.B. candidate in Anthropology and Folklore and Mythology at Harvard College, the 2021 William A. Wilson prize for the best undergraduate student paper in Religious folklife and folk belief.
Varick Chittenden and Teresa Hollingsworth were named as the 2021 recipients of the AFS Benjamin A. Botkin prize for significant lifetime achievement in public folklore at the Annual Meeting in October. This prize, awarded each year by the AFS Executive Board and
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 AFS prizes who were named at the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 AFS Annual Meeting: Américo Paredes Prize: Diana N’Diaye (Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage) Awarded by the AFS