The theme of the Society’s 133rd annual meeting is Natural States: Environment, Politics, and Tradition. In-person sessions will be held October 21–24, 2021 at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Virtual sessions will take place over 3-4 days in mid-October.
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Participating in the AFS annual meeting—an annual high point for me—has provided me with opportunities for continued professional growth and has kept me in touch with other folklorists, who are like family.Susan Roach
Future Meeting Sites
The 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually and in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at the Hilton Harrisburg.
The 2022 Annual Meeting will be held October 12-15, in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa.
Annual meeting sites are usually selected three to four years in advance of the time of the meeting. AFS members who wish to have a site considered for a future AFS meeting should contact us at [email protected] for more information and to discuss your ideas with AFS staff.
Hotel, tourism, and convention bureau sales staff should contact Catherine McKemie of ConferenceDirect, who manages the Society’s site research and can provide our meeting room and sleeping room specifications.