LYRASIS, a 501 c 3 non-profit membership organization whose mission is to support enduring access to the world’s shared academic, scientific and cultural heritage, has announced a new Strategist position to join its Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives team. The ideal candidate
The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research announces that the 2022 Perspectives on Contemporary Legend 39th International Conference will be held in the Resource Centre at the Canadian Museum of History July 11-15, 2022. The Canadian Museum of History is located in
The Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford, CT is seeking candidates for two positions, both to begin in February 2022. Deadlines for applications is January 15, 2022. The Community Engagement Manager position is full time and grant funded through December 31, 2023; likewise,
The Indiana University Institute for Advanced Study is now accepting applications for the 2022 Repository Research Fellowship (RRF). Fellowships in this cycle will be between April and December 2022. Prospective fellows may apply either to be on campus or to work virtually.
The National Council for the Traditional Arts has posted a total of four openings for positions that will work on NCTA festivals in 2022, including a Folklife and Outreach Coordinator for the National Folk Festival. Three are contract positions and one is
from Appalachian Food Summit The Appalachian Food Summit Board (AFS) has announced the 2022 recipients of its two new fellowship programs: the Appalachian Foodways Practitioner Fellowships and the Mountain Foodways Media Fellowships. In this inaugural year, AFS is awarding three foodways practitioner
On Saturday, December 18, 2021, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson as the 13th chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Dr. Jackson is a professor at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at
announcement from Southwest Folklife Alliance It is with humility and sadness that we share our beloved teacher, elder, and Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival co-founder, Dr. James S. “Big Jim” Griffith has transitioned from this earth. Big Jim passed quietly and peacefully
The American Folklore Society's Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section has awarded Cade Williams, an A.B. candidate in Anthropology and Folklore and Mythology at Harvard College, the 2021 William A. Wilson prize for the best undergraduate student paper in Religious folklife and folk belief.
Varick Chittenden and Teresa Hollingsworth were named as the 2021 recipients of the AFS Benjamin A. Botkin prize for significant lifetime achievement in public folklore at the Annual Meeting in October. This prize, awarded each year by the AFS Executive Board and
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