For students only. Students meet informally over complementary breakfast with a senior folklorist, talking about selected topics as well as the students’ interests and questions.
A student who has pre-registered for this event will have breakfast at one of four tables. Please indicate the order of your preferences in the First, Second, and Third Choice fields. The folklorists hosting the tables this year will be available to discuss the following topics:
- James P. Leary (University of Wisconsin- Emeritus): Collaborative public folklore from a university base, laborlore and class, egalitarian approaches to folklore work
- John McDowell (Indiana University – Emeritus): Folklore and environmental justice, poetics and stylistic analysis, indigeneity and modernity, Spanish American folk poetry
- Betsy Peterson: Community engagement, archives
- Patricia Turner (UCLA): Perspectives on legend study