On_Culture: The Open Journal for the Study of Culture, the online academic journal by the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), just announced the publication of its 12th issue entitled "Ambiguity: Conditions, Potentials, Limits."
The newest issue of Digest: A Journal of Foodways and Culture (Volume 8, Number 1/2) has just been published. Guest edited by Diane Tye of Memorial University of Newfoundland, the theme of this double issue is “Food in Hard Times.” Access the
SoundLore, the Indiana University Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology podcast, recently featured AFS Director of Membership and Information Systems Meredith McGriff and former staff member Jesse Fivecoate, in an episode on their new edited volume Advancing Folkloristics.
Folk Stories from the Hills of Puerto Rico / Cuentos folklóricos de las montañas de Puerto Rico (May 2021), by Rafael Ocasio, gathers together Puerto Rican folktales that were passed down orally for generations before finally being transcribed beginning in 1914 by
Patronage and Power in the Medieval Welsh March: One Family’s Story (November 2021), by David Stephenson, is the first full-length study of a Welsh family of the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries who were not drawn from the princely class. Though they were
The editors of the JAF just announced that “African American Expressive Culture, Protest, Imagination, and Dreams of Blackness,” the Fall 2021 special issue of JAF: A Global Quarterly (Journal of American Folklore, v. 134, no. 534) is now available online and will arrive in mailboxes soon.
The official publication date for What Folklorists Do: Professional Possibilities in Folklore Studies was October 5, 2021. What Folklorists Do is a collection of 76 brief, informal, personal essays by folklorists from across our field—essays that describe the range of work those
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.