Micah Ling (PhD candidate at Indiana University) received the 2022 Archie Green Student Travel Award.
The recipient of the 2022 Wayland D. Hand prize, awarded by the History and Folklore Section for the best book combining historical and folkloristic methods and materials, is Tyler D. Parry (Assistant Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies, University of Nevada--Las Vegas).
Alina Cash Oprelianska (Doctoral student, University of Tartu, Estonia) received the 2022 Elli Köngäs Maranda Student Paper Prize. Molly McBride (Doctoral student, University of Oregon) received the 2022 Elli Köngäs Maranda Student Paper Prize honorable mention.
Nikki Christensen received the 2022 W.W. Newell Prize.
Stephen Lochetto received 2022 the W.W. Newell Prize for best essay by students or emerging scholars on a topic in children's folklore.
The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress invites applications for three competitive awards in 2023. The awards support ethnographic fieldwork with occupational groups; work with ethnographic collection materials at the Library of Congress; and ethnographic field research and documentation in the United States, especially by young scholars and documentarians. All three share the same deadline: March 1, 2023.
Lei Ting (PhD candidate at the University of Tokyo) received the Saboohi I. Khan Award for Student Scholarship in Asian and Asian American Folklore.
Carrie Hertz (Curator of Textiles and Dress, Museum of International Folk Art) received the 2022 Elli Köngäs-Maranda Professional/Non-Student prize. Mary Magoulick (Professor, Georgia College) received the 2022 Elli Köngäs-Maranda Professional Prize honorable mention.
Jeanne Pitre Soileau (teacher) received the 2022 Iona and Peter Opie Prize.
Margaret Bennett (Professor, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) received the 2022 Iona and Peter Opie Prize.