Jeremy Wells examines structural racism in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and the U.S. Secretary of the Interior’s Standards in a recent blog post for Lived Heritage Studies.
By Juwen Zhang—It is my honor to share the news of the publication of a trilogy of translations: one volume of essays on proverb studies by Wolfgang Mieder and three volumes of essays on fairy tale studies by Jack Zipes, both published in 2022, following a volume of essays by Dan Ben-Amos published in 2018 – all in Chinese!
Creole Soul: Zydeco Lives, directed by Burt Feintuch, is an exquisitely photographed volume of interviews with contemporary zydeco musicians.
The National Council of Traditional Arts (NCTA) released the August edition of its Resilience, Reframing, Actions (RARRA) Newsletter, featuring resources for arts organizations and artists to find funding and support.
Leon Conrad's Story and Structure: A Complete Guide uses six primary symbols to tell the untold story of how story works.
The editors are pleased to announce the imminent shipment of the Summer issue (v. 135, no. 537) of the JAF: A Global Quarterly. The issue will also soon be available online to subscribers in Project Muse.
The Nail in the Skull and Other Victorian Urban Legends (June 2022), by Simon Young, introduces seventy Victorian urban legends ranging from “Beetle Eyes” to the “Shoplifter’s Dilemma” and from “Hands in the Muff” to the “Suicide Club.”
The National Council of Traditional Arts (NCTA) released the July edition of its Resilience, Reframing, Actions (RARRA) Newsletter, featuring current funding sources and resources for arts organizations and artists.
The editors of Digest: A Journal of Foodways and Culture, the journal of the American Folklore Society Foodways Section, are pleased to announce the publication of a new online, open-access issue (Vol. 9 No. 1, 2022).
The editors of the Journal of American Folklore are pleased to announce that this special issue of JAF: A Global Quarterly (Spring 2022 ) has been mailed and is available online to subscribers.