The American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of Congress invites applications for Research Awards, Fellowships, and Funded Internships. The AFC’s competitive awards provide support for scholars working with ethnographic collection materials at the Library of Congress and for fieldworkers on folklife
AFS is now accepting submissions for the Chicago Folklore Prize, which is awarded to the author(s) of the best book-length work of folklore scholarship for the year. The prize is the oldest international award recognizing excellence in folklore scholarship. The prize is offered jointly by the American Folklore Society
The ninth Migration Conference, which will take place online July 6–10, 2021, is now accepting abstract submissions. The Religion and Migration track invites the submission of papers exploring all facets of the intersections of mobility, migration, and religion. Abstracts can be submitted here.
The Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA) Conference has extended their CFP deadline to February 1, 2021. The virtual conference will take place March 4–6, 2021. Submissions are encouraged from educators at all levels as well as all those with an interest in
TSANTSA, the journal of the Swiss Anthropological Association, seeks submissions for a special issue on anthropological knowledge production and power relations. The deadline for abstracts (max. 2,000 words) is February 18, 2021. Visit the following link to view the full CFP: https://bop.unibe.ch/Tsantsa/announcement/view/80
The Foodways Section of the American Folklore Society invites submissions for the Sue Samuelson Award for best student paper on food and foodways. Papers should be based on original fieldwork or research and utilize current folkloric approaches to analysis and interpretation. The
Trickster Press, the graduate student-run press at Indiana University, has recently reprinted Kenneth S. Goldstein’s A Guide for Field Workers in Folklore. The new edition features a preface by Diane E. Goldstein, Kenneth’s daughter and an esteemed folklorist in her own. Add
USU’s Digital Folklore Project has named the meme “How It Started/How It’s Going/How It Ended” the official #DigitalTrendoftheYear. “A meme that shows a picture of flowers captioned ‘How It Started’ next to a photo of a nuclear bomb captioned ‘How It Ended,’ seems
Penn State News recently highlighted the research of folklorist and Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Jeffrey Tolbert. Tolbert studies vernacular belief as it intersects with digital media, concentrating on Slender Man as an especially apposite case. He notes, “Belief…[is] about how we
The Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) in Essen recently announced a new round of international research fellowships. The KWI fellowship program and the Thyssen @ KWI Fellowship address excellent researchers from the humanities, cultural studies, and the social sciences.
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