Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust (August 2021), by Natalia Aleksiun, highlights the historical scholarship that is one of the lasting legacies of interwar Polish Jewry.
The Summer 2021 issue of Kentucky Folklife, an online, multimedia digital publication dedicated to exploring expressive cultures throughout the Commonwealth, was recently released and is now available on their website. The Kentucky Folklife Program (KFP), part of the Department of Folk Studies
Jewish Folktales from Morocco: Tales of Seha the Sage and Seha the Clown by Marc Eliany was published in June 2021.
The Indiana University Press has just announced that What Folklorists Do: Professional Possibilities in Folklore Studies, edited by former AFS executive director Timothy Lloyd, will be available for pre-order this week with an official publication date of October 5 (though the book is
Rethinking the Ancient Druids: An Archaeological Perspective by Miranda Aldhouse-Green will be published September 2021.
A new anthology by three folklorists is now available from Indiana University Press. Advancing Folkloristics addresses the questions: How can folklorists contribute to contemporary political affairs, including discussions of class, race, gender and sexuality in academic and public spaces?
The July 2021 issue of Border Lore has been released. BorderLore is a monthly online journal published by the Southwest Folklife Alliance that is dedicated to documenting, sharing, and elevating folklife in the borderlands region (Arizona, New Mexico, southern California, southern Utah,
University of Massachusetts Press has released “Still They Remember Me”: Penobscot Transformer Tales, Volume 1. Newell Lyon learned the oral tradition from his elders in Maine’s Penobscot Nation and was widely considered to be a “raconteur among the Indians.” The thirteen stories
The latest issue of Folklorica, the journal of the Slavic, East European and Eurasian Folklore Association, has been released. Folklorica XXIV is a special thematic issue dedicated to emergent vernacular responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in various sites in Eastern Europe. The
In Explaining, Interpreting, and Theorizing Religion and Myth: Contributions in Honor of Robert A. Segal, nineteen renowned scholars offer a collection of essays addressing the persisting question of how to approach religion and myth as academic categories. Taking their cue from the