Tea Time with AFS Fellows: Roundtable Chats about Folklore Scholarship, Practice and Careers

Tuesday, October 12, 11:00 am–1:00 pm

This live event will not be recorded.

Sponsored by the Fellows of the American Folklore Society

Preregistration required


For pre-registered participants only. Senior folklorists will meet in small break-out groups with pre-registered students, talking about a designated topic, as well as students’ questions and interests. The Fellows participating in this year’s round table, and their topics, are:

Deborah Kapchan: Metacommunication in performance, transdisciplinarity, sound studies, ethnography of speaking as it has transformed the future of folklore

Valdimar Hafstein: Intangible heritage, heritage studies, cultural property, foodways, and the intellectual history of folklore

Valdimar Hafstein: Intangible heritage, heritage studies, cultural property, foodways, and the intellectual history of folklore

Carol Silverman: Heritage and the folklore issues related to nationalism/ethnonationalism, racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, advocacy and human rights

Jason Baird Jackson: Studies of cultural heritage and property, museum and material culture studies, practicalities of publishing in folklore studies