Harrisburg ProgramFriday, October 22

Memorial for Leonard Norman Primiano

Friday, October 22, 9:30 pm–11:00 pm
Harrisburg Ballroom: Lebanon/York

  in-person session will be live streamed from Harrisburg
This live event will not be recorded.


Margaret Kruesi (American Folklife Center, retired)
Tom Mould (Butler University)
Joseph Sciorra (Queens College, City University of New York)
Kay Turner (New York University)

Join us for a memorial tribute to honor longtime AFS member, AFS Fellow, and Convener of the Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section, Leonard Norman Primiano. He passed on July 25th, 2021. A renowned folklorist and religious studies scholar, he was a beloved friend and mentor to many in our field.

Facilitated by colleagues Maggie Kruesi, Tom Mould, Joseph Sciorra, and Kay Turner, this memorial will be a hybrid session taking place For more information about Leonard’s life and work, please visit our news page and the links there. https://americanfolkloresociety.org/leonard-norman-primiano/