Daily Archives: February 2, 2017

Is your Member of Congress a “Thumbs Up” arts champion or an arts threat?

Is your Member of Congress a “Thumbs Up” arts champion or an arts threat? How do you write to a congressperson? Click on the links below to access the full versions of the Congressional Arts Report Card. Not sure who … Continue reading

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CFP: 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Call for Papers: 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society Community: Resistance, Reclamation, and Re-Creation October 18-21, 2016 Marriott City Center Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Proposal submission deadline: March 31, 2017 Whose traditions get to be expressed, sanctioned and studied … Continue reading

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Oral history, folklore scholarship no longer to be subject to IRB approval

According to Colleen Flaherty’s story in the January 20, 2017, issue of Inside Higher Education, “Life will soon be a little easier for oral historians and a number of other kinds of scholars who have had to gain approval from … Continue reading

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AFS Executive Board Issues Statement on Immigration Executive Order

AMERICAN FOLKLORE SOCIETY On February 1, 2017, the AFS Executive Board issued the following statement: The Executive Board of the American Folklore Society (AFS), a US-based international learned society whose members live, teach, and conduct cultural research in many countries … Continue reading

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