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Twenty years of the Department of Folklore & Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania

Sue Samuelson

Twenty years of the Department of Folklore & Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania

a dissertation profile, 1962-1982

by Sue Samuelson

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Published by The Department in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • University of Pennsylvania. Dept. of Folklore and Folklife -- Dissertations -- Bibliography.,
    • Folklore -- Bibliography.,
    • Dissertations, Academic -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled and edited by Sue Samuelson ; with a foreword by Dan Ben-Amos.
      SeriesOccasional publications in folklore and folklife ;, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5981 .S25 1983, GR66 .S25 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2795161M
      LC Control Number83224003

      This page, coffee-table book was edited by Tracey Bryant and Jonathan Pennock and was published by the Univ. of Delaware Sea Grant College Program in and . Typescript for the book Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife: Instrumental Folk Tunes in Pennsylvania, edited by Samuel P. Bayard, The Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Pennsylvania, AFC / Pennsylvania Folk Song: An Addition to an Old Heritage / by Jane T. Pippart Thesis for MME, Holy Names College. July

      • Twenty-Five Years of the Folk Festival • Our Farmer's Market • Simple Basics of Egg Decorating • The Folk Festival's Bookstore • Setting Up the Festival • Festival Highlights • Folk Festival Program • Behind the Scenes of "We Remain Unchanged" • Granges at the Kutztown Folk Festival • How to Design Pressed Flower Pictures • There is This Place - And These People. Research in Folklore and Folklife is inherently interdisciplinary, and therefore, intersects with anthropology, area and cultural studies, communications, English, and other disciplines. The history of folklore and folklife can be traced back to the Brothers Grimm (Jacob and Wilhelm) because of their comparative studies and 19th-century.

        Approximately 50 participants attended, representing 20 universities and arts and cultural organizations, including the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the New York Folklore Society, Maryland Traditions, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the University of California-Berkeley, and. Prior to that, I spent a decade teaching folklore, literature, and public speaking at Indiana University, Philadelphia University, Temple University, and the University of : Associate Director for Online .


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Twenty years of the Department of Folklore & Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania by Sue Samuelson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Journal of the Folklore Institute,“The Implied Obeah Man” Western Folklore, vol. 35, no.and “Hilda, Woman of Dreams,” By Land and By Sea, Hatboro, PA, and a book on a St.

Lucian fisherman who she and Horace first interviewed inTo Windward of the Land: The Occult World of Alexander Charles, Bloomington. The Archive of Folklore and Folklife was established at the University of Pennsylvania in the mids by faculty and students of the Department of Folklore and Folklife.

From the beginning it served as a repository for field recordings of folk music and narrative from North America and the Caribbean, reflecting the research interests of.

Welcome to Folklore & Folklife at Penn. The Graduate Program in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania began in under the direction of MacEdward Leach, a medievalist who taught in the English department, and whose sound recordings from Jamaica, Newfoundland, and the Southern Mountains launched the Folklore Archive.

The Curriculum and Course Load. The Qualifying Examination. In the first year every matriculating graduate student will take at least six courses (most fellowship holders will take eight), of which two or three are required courses (Folkloreand either, ordepending on offerings in a given year).

InMills joined the University of Pennsylvania faculty, spending 13 years in the Folklore and Folklife Department. InMills joined Ohio State University as Professor and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures ( to ).

Folklore Associates has undergone a number of transformations over the years, shifting from an American bookseller of old British texts, to one that published many books on folklore and folklife.

After Mr. Krelove’s sudden death inMrs. Krelove sold the book publishing part of the company to Gale Research Company of Detroit, and. One entire major program begun in in Cooperstown connected to the State University of New York offered a stand-alone M.A.

degree in “American Folk Culture” that stood apart from other programs operating at the time at the University of Pennsylvania, Indiana University, University of Texas, and UCLA in its emphasis on material culture. Bulger earned a Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania.

Her dissertation is a study of folklorist and activist Stetson Kennedy, who was the director of folklore, oral history and ethnic studies for the Florida Writers' Project of the WPA during the s and s.

"The purpose of the Pennsylvania Folklife Society, a non-profit corporation, is three-fold: collecting the lore of the Dutch Country and Pennsylvania; studying and archiving it; and making it available to the public both in this country and abroad" [from Pennsylvania Folklife, Vol.

XVII, No. This material is held in the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History, now found in the Fogler Library Special Collections at the University of Maine in Orono. The Folklife Center, which was the original home of these materials, maintains a special relationship with them, and our website provides a useful gateway to the Archives.

FOLK Jewish Folklore The Jews are among the few nations and ethnic groups whose oral tradition occurs in literary and religious texts dating back more than two thousand years.

This tradition changed and diversified over the years in terms of the migrations of Jews into different countries and the historical, social, and cultural changes.

Graduate Faculty in Folklore and Folklife, University of Pennsylvania – 7 years. University of Pennsylvania. – 20 years. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C Title: Independent Folklorist. Jillian Gould, professor at in the Department of Folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland, to support for her project "The Early Life and WPA Fieldwork of Herbert Halpert ()." Award enabled recipient to spend time at the American Folklife Center examining archival records documenting Halpert's early life and fieldwork with the.

Current President of the American Folklore Society. Norma E. Cantú (). Norma E. Cantú, the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University, worked in the Folk and Traditional Arts Program at the NEA and continues to promote public folklore programs in the community.

These programs may be situated in a variety of disciplines or may represent independent departments. Depending on faculty, resources, and professional emphasis, each department has its unique strengths and merit.

Please visit the links to learn more about individual programs. This list was last updated in January In addition, the American Folklore Society maintains a list of Where to. John A. Lomax and Uncle Rich Brown at the home of Mrs. Julia Killingsworth, near Sumterville, Alabama, October, (Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress) John A.

Lomax was head of the Archive of American Folk-Song ( – 42) but spent most of. Native American folklore. Native American cultures are rich in myths and legends that explain natural phenomena and the relationship between humans and the spirit world.

According to Barre Toelken, feathers, beadwork, dance steps and music, the events in a story, the shape of a dwelling, or items of traditional food can be viewed as icons of cultural meaning. North American Folklore FOLK SONGS Book AA $ + shipping.

NAVY SONG BOOK 1st Ed ~ [John Held, illus.] United States Navy $ shipping: We are offering PENNSYLVANIA SONGS AND LEGENDS George Korson, Editor; University of Pennsylvania Press. Philadelphia, PA.

First Edition. This book is hard-bound in tan cloth Seller Rating: % positive. Folklore and Public Culture Program () University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon Beth Magee, Program Secretary ()[email protected] Our staff is currently working remotely and available by email.

Thank you for your flexibility and understanding. He joined Penn’s department of folklore and folklife in He was named the Hum Rosen Professor of Folklore and Folk Literature in He was the inaugural director of the Center for Folklore and Ethnography, which opened in with the closing of the folklore and folklife department.

That year, his home department changed to English. WHERE: Logan Hall on the University of Pennsylvania campus. During the past 40 years the department of Folklore and Folklife has produced generations of scholars who, with advanced degrees in folklore, have shaped the field of folklore and impacted public policy through ethnographic writings; media documentaries; the development of academic.The origins of the Pennsylvania Folklife Society Collection lay in the work of Alfred L.

Shoemaker, J. William Frey, and Don Yoder, who in established the Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, affiliated with Franklin & Marshall College, to study and preserve the folk culture of the Pennsylvania. A guide to completing research in folklore and folklife.

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