Thursday, October 13

Fellows Follow-up Discussion of Interrogating the Normal: Folkloristic Engagements with Disability [hybrid]

Thursday, October 13, 8:30 am–10:00 am
Tulsa Central

Sponsored by the Fellows of the American Folklore Society


Chair: Amy Shuman (The Ohio State University)

Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University)

This discussion session provides an opportunity for folklorists to continue the discussions introduced at the AFS Fellows Webinar held on March 25, 2022, The Webinar presenters were Phyllis May-Machunda, Nora Groce, and Anand Prahlad; discussants included Andrea Kitta, Rebecca Monteleone, and Sara Cleto. Ryann Patrus, Emma McNamara, and Olivia Caldeira joined the group as facilitators and note-takers for group discussions on March 28. At this meeting at AFS, we will discuss options for ongoing discussions about folklore and disability. We hope to provide a zoom link for those who cannot attend in person.