Virtual Access to 2022 Annual Meeting Events

Watch recordings of live-streamed plenary events and hybrid sessions below to catch up on anything you missed at the 2022 AFS Annual Meeting in Tulsa! Registered users must log in to the Annual Meeting Hub to get access. Recordings will be available through January 2023.

Live Streaming


5:00 pm–6:00 CDT: Opening Ceremony and Awards and Recognitions


5:00 pm–6:00 pm CDT: Greenwood’s Past, Present, and Future

  • Lecture by Quraysh Ali Lansana (Tri-City Collective) and Carlos A Moreno (Tri-City Collective)


5:00–6:00 pm CDT: Francis Lee Utley Memorial Lecture: Not Telling: How Folklorists Think about Narrative

  • Lecture by Amy Shuman (The Ohio State University)

7:30 pm–8:30 pm CDT: Don Yoder Lecture in Folk Belief and Religious Folklife: How to have Theory in a Pandemic: Precarity, Autoethnography, and Belief Scholarship during COVID

  • Lecture by Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University)

8:30 pm–10:30 pm CDT: African American Traditional Music, History and the Black Experience: Black Oklahoma Blues


10:30 am–12:30 pm CDT: This Land Is Whose Land?

4:45–5:30 pm CDT: Time of Remembrance
5:30 pm–6:15 pm CDT: AFS Business Meeting

7:00 pm–8:15 pm CDT: AFS Presidential Invited Lecture: Miami Tribe – Miami University: Neepwaantiinki ‘Partners in Learning’    

  • Lecture given by Daryl Baldwin (Kinwalaniihsia), citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Executive Director of the Myaamia Center, Miami University Ohio

Hybrid Panel Sessions

Some hybrid sessions were offered in each time block of general sessions at the Annual Meeting this year. Click the links below to watch the embedded video.


Fellows Follow-up Discussion of Interrogating the Normal: Folkloristic Engagements with Disability [hybrid]

01-03 Song and Movement [hybrid]

01-04 Theory, Tradition, and Practice in Contemporary Puppetry [hybrid]

01-09 Folklore and Science Section Prize Winning Panel [hybrid]

02-03 The War in Ukraine, Nationalism, and Folklore’s Future: Re-Centering Post-Socialist Eastern Europe [hybrid]

02-04 Puppetry, Embodiment, and Disruption With Performing Objects [hybrid]

02-05 Reassessing Key Moments in Ethnography, Theory, and Disciplinary History [hybrid]

03-03 Jorts (Unbuttered, Unbothered, Unionized) [hybrid]

03-04 Memes, Humor, and Identity [hybrid]

03-05 Festivals and Celebrations [hybrid]


04-01 Translation in/of Folklore Studies: Perspectives from China [hybrid]

04-03 Oral Traditions of the Indian Subcontinent: Orality as Means of Re-Centering the Margins [hybrid]

04-05 Contemporary Engagements [hybrid]

05-01 Notable Folklorists of Color, Roundtable, Part 1: Process and Praxis [hybrid]

05-04 Weatherlore, Part 2: W(he/ea)ther the Weather [hybrid]

05-05 Media: Threads and Borders: Documenting the Textile Collections of Rural Women in Bulgaria [hybrid]

Meet the Editors: Demystifying the Journal Publishing Process [hybrid]

06-01 Notable Folklorists of Color Roundtable, Part 2: Expanding the Frames with BIPOC Scholars [hybrid]

06-03 Children’s Folklore [hybrid]

06-04 Making Time: Strategies for Improving Community-University Partnerships [hybrid]

06-05 A Conversation with Bill Ivey
(this is not a hybrid session, but a recording will be available for asynchronous access)


07-01 Vocation and Avocation [hybrid]

07-03 Sacred Spaces [hybrid]

07-04 Exalting the Folk at the Feet of Himalaya: Representations of Folklore in Himachal Pradesh, India [hybrid]

07-05 Maintaining, Reshaping, and Re-Centering Periphery in Community Spaces [hybrid]

08-01 Queering Disney [hybrid]

08-03 Drawing from Ethnographic Materials: Creating Comics from Ethnographic and Oral History Fieldwork and Archives [hybrid]

08-05 Stigma: Foodways at the Intersections of What is Marginalized and Centralized [hybrid]

09-01 Perspectives on Material Culture [hybrid]

09-03 Making Connections: Reflections on the African American Craft Initiative [hybrid]

09-04 Acquisitioning Data or Preserving a Life’s Work: How Folklorists and Archivists Negotiate the Preservation of Folklore [hybrid]

09-05 Talking the Nonprofit Turn: A Conversation with the Founders of Texas Folklife Resources
(this is not a hybrid session, but a recording will be available for asynchronous access)