The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announced the launch of the Sustaining Public Engagement Grant Program, a $3.5 million responsive funding program made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan initiative (SHARP).
The editors of the JAF just announced that “African American Expressive Culture, Protest, Imagination, and Dreams of Blackness,” the Fall 2021 special issue of JAF: A Global Quarterly (Journal of American Folklore, v. 134, no. 534) is now available online and will arrive in mailboxes soon.
The Department of English at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track colleague in the field of African American folklore and literature at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. The candidate will teach a wide range of courses
Michigan State University's Digital Humanities & Literary Cognition Lab is collecting creative work people have been making throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly creative pieces that encourage new conversations, activism, and creativity around the racial and social injustices revealed by the pandemic. Everyone who submits a creative piece and agrees to be included will:
The AFS Archives & Libraries Section Prize Committee has announced the 2021 Polly Grimshaw Prize. Offered in honor of the late Polly Grimshaw, curator of the folklore collection at Indiana University Libraries, the prize consists of a stipend of up to $750.
Virginia Humanities is seeking applicants for its state folklorist and Director of Virginia Folklife position to lead the state’s efforts to document, amplify, and preserve the many diverse cultures found in Virginia. This position serves as Virginia’s State Folklorist and directs the
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 AFS prizes who were named at the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 AFS Annual Meeting: Américo Paredes Prize: Diana N’Diaye (Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage) Awarded by the AFS
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The Fellows and the Public Programs Section of the American Folklore Society are co-sponsoring these Heritage Studies and Folkloristics sessions that will explore a number of topics of interest and relevance to public folklorists. They include scholars and practitioners who have
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