A partial list of online communities and discussion groups serving special interests in the field of folklore.
Folklorists can be key, not only for communities where their cultures are at risk of disappearing, but also in preparing communities to receive newcomers. This workshop digs into the ways you can be involved in addressing the impact of climate change. It was led by Maida Owens (Louisiana Folklife Program and the Bayou Culture Collaborative) on February 22, 2022.
Publore is a communication platform for the public folklore community to discuss issues of concern to public folklore, such as requests for information or assistance, job postings, announcements of events, exhibits and publications.
Kiran Singh Sirah is a folklorist, poet and president of the International Storytelling Center. He heads the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee—the oldest festival of its kind in the world and a driving force behind the renaissance in storytelling. Kiran talks
Christina Barr has served as executive director for the Nevada Humanities Council since 2009. She has advocated on behalf of folklore and the humanities at the local, state, and federal level. In this case study, she describes responding to a drastic reduction
A compilation of COVID-19 related projects and research by folklorists, cultural organizations, and traditional artists.
Case studies and best practice reports created by recipients of the Consultancy and Professional Development grants project to share the lessons learned during their funded work. These reports cover a wide variety of issues and challenges in folk and traditional arts work.
A guide to promoting and sustaining folklore work in the United States, including tips specific to nonprofit organizations, higher education, independent folklorists, and community scholars.
Folklore departments, programs, and centers that offer coursework leading to PhD or MA degrees or BA-level majors or minors.