02-09 Reevaluating Folklore’s Past and Present

Thursday, November 02, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Senate Suite

This live event will not be recorded.

Chair: Jerrold Hirsch (Truman State University, emeritus)

10:30 am
“Beginning to Walk in Grace:” Francis Barton Gummere Ballad Teacher
Michael J. Bell (The Registry for College and University Presidents, emeritus)

11:00 am
Vocational Awe and the Folklorist: Introducing Library Science’s Concept of “Vocational Awe” to the Discipline.
Virginia Siegel (Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts, University of Arkansas Libraries)

11:30 am
Will the “Engaging the Past” Series Shift Our Beloved Organization and Field?
Wanda G. Addison (National University)

12:00 pm
The Best Selling Folklore Collection Ever: The Folklore Theory and Goals of A Treasury of American Folklore (1944)
Jerrold Hirsch (Truman State University, emeritus)

Assembled Panel