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The Folklore Society - Wikipedia
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The Folklore Society (FLS) was founded in London, England in 1878 to study traditional vernacular culture, including traditional music, song, dance and drama , narrative, arts and crafts, customs and belief. The foundation was prompted by a suggestion made by Eliza Gutch in the pages of Notes and Queries.
American Folklore Society - Wikipedia
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The American Folklore Society (AFS) is the US-based professional association for folklorists, with members from the US, Canada, and around the world, which aims to encourage research, aid in disseminating that research, promote the responsible application of that research, publish various forms of publications, advocate ...
Texas Folklore Society - Wikipedia
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The Texas Folklore Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1909. John Avery Lomax and Leonidas Warren Payne, Jr., conceived the idea for the Society and served as its first officers. The Society's annual meetings have been held regularly since 1911, except for interruptions caused by the two world wars. Starting ...
Folklore of the United States - Wikipedia
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Earliest American scholars were with The American Folklore Society (AFS), which emerged in the late 1800s. Their studies expanded to include Native American music, but still treated folk music as a historical item preserved in isolated societies. In North America, during the 1930s and 1940s, the Library of Congress ...
Folklore - Wikipedia
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A public presentation in 1967 by Dan Ben-Amos at the American Folklore Society brought the behavioral approach into open debate among folklorists. In 1972 Richard Dorson called out the "young Turks" for their movement toward a behavioral approach to folklore. This approach "shifted the conceptualization of folklore as ...
The Missouri Folklore Society - Wikipedia
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The Missouri Folklore Society was organized December 15, 1906, "to encourage the collection, preservation and study of folklore in the widest sense, including customs, institutions, beliefs, signs, legends, language, literature, musical arts, and folk arts and crafts of all ethnic groups throughout the State of Missouri.".
West Virginia Folklore Society - Wikipedia
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The West Virginia Folklore Society was an organization devoted to studying and collecting folklore in the United States, founded in 1913. It was among the most prominent such organizations in the early 20th century. John Harrington Cox, archivist and editor for the West Virginia Folklore Society, published an influential  ...
Folkloristics - Wikipedia
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These positions are often affiliated with museums, libraries, arts organizations, public schools, historical societies, etc. The most renowned of these is the American Folklife Center at the Smithsonian, together with its Smithsonian Folklife Festival held every summer in Washington, DC. Public folklore differentiates itself from ...
William Bascom - Wikipedia
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In a major article published in 1954, Bascom argued that folklore can serve four primary functions in a culture: Folklore lets people escape from repressions imposed upon them by society ex: tall tales; Folklore validates culture, justifying its rituals and institutions to those who perform and observe them. Folklore is a ...
International Society for Ethnology and Folklore - Wikipedia
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The International Society for Ethnology and Folklore is a professional association of scholars in the fields of ethnology, folklore studies, and cultural anthropology based in Amsterdam. Within its framework various special interest working groups are active: on cultural heritage, religion, rituality, cultural analysis, etc.
Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society - Wikipedia
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The Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society (PBFS) is a non-profit organization initiated in 1977 for the purpose of preserving and promoting bluegrass music in the Durham Region, Ontario, Canada. Members of the Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society include professional and amateur musicians as well as fans of bluegrass ...
Folklore (disambiguation) - Wikipedia
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Folklore is a body of expressive culture. Folklore may also refer to: Folklore ( video game), a 2007 PlayStation 3 video game; Folklore (journal) (originally Folk- lore), the journal of the Folklore Society; Folklore (horse), a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse ...
Portal:Folklore - Wikipedia
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Folklore is the body of expressive culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group. These include oral traditions such as tales, proverbs and jokes. They include material culture, ranging from traditional building styles to handmade toys common to the  ...
Oral tradition - Wikipedia
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Oral tradition is also distinct from the study of orality defined as thought and its verbal expression in societies where the technologies of literacy (especially writing and print) are unfamiliar to most of the population. A folklore is a type of oral tradition, but knowledge other than folklore has been orally transmitted and thus ...
Western Folklore - Wikipedia
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Western Folklore is a quarterly academic journal for the study of folklore published by the Western States Folklore Society It was established in 1942 as the California Folklore Quarterly and obtained its current name in 1947. It is indexed in JSTOR. Abstracting and indexing[edit]. The journal is abstracted and indexed in ...

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