Virtual ProgramWednesday, October 20

31-02 Women in/and the Folklore of Ireland and the U.K.

Wednesday, October 20, 9:30 am–11:00 am

  session will be recorded and available for later viewing online


Chair: Frances Avery (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

9:30 am
The Christmas Tea
Jessica Noe (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

9:45 am
Diversity Within: Identity and Traditionality among Irish Traveller Women
Caroline H. Miller (Indiana University)

10:00 am
Other People’s Lives: Folklorist Photographer Margaret Fay Shaw’s Hebridean Reflections
Fiona J. Mackenzie (National Trust for Scotland)

10:30 am
The Sea Calls: A Selkie's Existence in the Liminal
Frances Avery (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Assembled Panel