Harrisburg ProgramSaturday, October 23

64-03 Traditions in Turmoil: Documenting Occupational Folklife in a Time of Occupational Upheaval

Saturday, October 23, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Harrisburg Ballroom: Lebanon/York

This live event will not be recorded.


Chair: Edward Yong Jun Millar (Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University)

Forum participants:

Ellen Law Kendrick (Retired)

Samuel Kendrick (Independent)

Vyta Pivo (George Washington University)

Ethan Sharp (Independent)

In this discussion forum, recipients of the Archie Green 2020 Fellowship from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress will explore the pandemic’s impact on occupational folklife, and use their personal fieldwork experiences to guide a discussion on challenges and strategies in documenting traditions when the context and performance of those traditions is in a period of major upheaval.