The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research (ISCLR) announces that it is time to submit papers for the student essay prize given annually in honor of the memory of Dr. David Buchan (1939–1994), leading international ballad scholar and a staunch supporter and
The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research (ISCLR) seeks submissions for its annual book prize, established in honor of Brian McConnell. The purpose of the award is to encourage scholarship in the field of Contemporary Legend, to recognize and inspire standards of
The deadline for South Arts’ Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowships is fast approaching—spread the word to eligible Southern master artists before January 29! The South is home to an abundance of folk and traditional art forms. South Arts’ Folk & Traditional Arts
A new video of the series “Ethnological Matterings” is now available through the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF). In this video, Nicolas le Bigre from the University of Aberdeen coordinates the Polish-Scottish Song Group, a hub which fosters the exchange
Folklorist and Indiana University Professor Roger L. Janelli passed away on January 19, 2021 in Korea. Dr. Janelli was a faculty member at Indiana University for 32 years in the Departments of Folklore and East Asian Languages and Cultures. He was a
Cultural Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Folklore and Popular Culture, a peer-reviewed journal, has released its latest publication, Volume 18.2. To view the current issue, visit Cultural Analysis.
Ethnologia Europaea, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, has released a Special Issue titled “Brexit Matters” (Volume 50, Issue 2) with Thomas M. Wilson as Guest Editor. To view the Special Issue, visit Ethnologia Europaea.
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, invites applications for its 2021–2022 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all
The Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE) and the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar on Trust and Mistrust in Science and Experts Science at Columbia University and The American Assembly invites applications from PhD or other doctoral-level degree holders for a postdoctoral position for a period of
The American Folklore Society has joined the American Historical Association statement condemning “the actions of those who, on January 6, stormed the United States Capitol, the seat of the nation’s legislature, the heart of its democratic form of governance.” AFS unequivocally condemns the actions
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