Dra. Foulis interviewed esteemed scholar, writer and folklorist, Norma Elia Cantú for on her podcast, [email protected] Stories. Cantú discusses her writings on La Frontera as a place of memory, cultural vibrancy and home.
The Winter issue (v. 136, no. 539) of the JAF: A Global Quarterly will be available online and will arrive in mailboxes soon. This issue exemplifies the editorial team’s efforts to publish diverse formats and to enhance dialog within the journal.
JEWels is the first of its kind: the living tradition of Jewish stories and jokes transformed into poems, recording and reflecting Jewish experience from ancient times through the present day. In this novel hybrid—jokes and stories boiled down to their essence in short
Edited, translated and introduced by Nancy L. Canepa, this new release provides a representative selection of tales from the Italian fairy-tale tradition, translated into English, now available with a discount from Wayne State University Press.
ICH NGO's web dossier offers useful tools for developing ICH tourism projects, discussion of key issues, and examples of successful sustainable tourism initiatives.
Emily Hilliard explores contemporary folklife in West Virginia in Making Our Future: Visionary Folklore and Everyday Culture in Appalachia, which is available from the University of North Carolina Press.
Roots of American Culture: A Cross-Country Visit with Living Treasures of the Folk and Traditional Arts, which celebrates the 2022 NEA National Heritage Fellowship honorees, is available to view now.
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum and the University of Illinois Press are partnering to co-publish and distribute books on country music and related music styles. The first release in the partnership is Western Edge: The Roots and Reverberations of Los Angeles Country-Rock, the museum’s new companion book to its major multi-year exhibition of the same name.
Descendant, which screened at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society, is available today on Netflix.
The National Council of Traditional Arts (NCTA) released the October edition of its Resilience, Reframing, Actions (RARRA) Newsletter, featuring resources for arts organizations and artists to find funding and support.