Citations with the tag: FOLKLORISTS

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  • From Constantinople to Istanbul.
    Öztürkmen, Arzu // Asian Folklore Studies; 2002, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p271 

    This article explores the folklore of Istanbul at the end of the nineteenth century, based on two written sources: Folklore de Constantinople (1894) by Émile Henry Carnoy and Jean NicolaYdès, and Istanbul Folkloru (1947) by Mehmet Halit Bayn. Focusing on the nineteenth-century Istanbul...

  • Andy Warhol: Folk Artist in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.
    Richardson, T. D. // disClosure; 2010, Issue 19, p23 

    In this article, the author argues that folklorists are often seen as having an irrational devotion to dead and dying traditions. The author says that folklore studies in the U.S. developed as a modernist phenomenon, one that endeavored to preserve the "quaintness" of cultural traditions...

  • ZA HANOU HYNKOVOU (1921--2004).
    Suchomelov�, Marcela // Cesky Lid: etnologicky casopis; 2004, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p415 

    This article presents a tribute and obituary of Bohemia-born Czech folklorist Hana Hynkova (1921-2004), who studied national self-images of various Slavic nations, especially the Bulgarians.

  • Book reviews: General.
    Handoo, Jawaharlal // Asian Folklore Studies; 1999, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p239 

    Reviews the book `Folkloristics: An Introduction,' by Robert A. Georges and Michael Owen Jones.

  • Kim Rogers Burdick.
    C.N. // State Government News; Sep94, Vol. 37 Issue 9, pIII 

    Focuses on Kim Rogers Burdick, legislative research liaison, Delaware General Assembly. Success in convincing the Delaware state to hire the services of a state folklorist to document the cultural history of the state; Burdick's presidency of the Delaware Art Museum Council; Role as adviser of...

  • Editor's Foreword.
    "Ted" Coyle, Philip E. // North Carolina Folklore Journal; Fall/Winter2011, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p2 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the 2011 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award winners, an interview with beekeeper Charles Heatherly, and the history and politics of shape-note singing.

  • African American diversity and the study of folklore.
    Roberts, John W. // Western Folklore; Apr-Oct93, Vol. 52 Issue 2-4, p157 

    Explores the study of folklore within the context of African American discourse. Folklorists in the United States; African American history; Contemporary African Americans.

  • Remembering Jean (1964--2011).
    Condon, Eileen; Martínez, Elena; Griff-Sleven, Hanna // Voices: The Journal of New York Folklore; Fall/Winter2011, Vol. 37 Issue 3/4, p20 

    Obituaries for folklorist Jean Crandall are presented.

  • Popular Theory: Canadian Feminist Folklore and Ethnology in the 1990s.
    Greenhill, Pauline; Tye, Diane // Journal of Canadian Studies; Summer2001, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p191 

    Focuses on feminist folkloristics in Canada. Goal of moving women's experiences from the margin to the center of cultural production; Distinctive characteristics of Canadian feminist folklore and ethnology; Failure of folklore to fulfill its potential for linking the personal and political.

  • Calendar.
    Greenhill, Pauline; Tye, Diane // Maetagused; 2013, Issue 54, p230 

    Information on an event for Estonian folklorists in 2013 is presented.

  • Christopher J. Bearman.
    Jones, Lewis // English Dance & Song; Spring2014, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p49 

    The article presents an obituary for folk song scholar Christopher J. Bearman who died on October 22, 2013.

  • Recalling Professor Dov Noy.
    Schwartz, Howard // Jewish Book World; Spring2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p78 

    An obituary for Jewish Folklorist Professor Dov Noy is presented.

  • The Atchafalaya, Louisiana's best-loved swamp.
    Stahls Jr., Paul F. // Louisiana Life; Autumn2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p14 

    The article presents information on Louisiana's best-loved swamp, the Atchafalaya. Atchafalaya from the Choctaw hacha falaia, actually means long river, and indeed it flows 130-odd miles due south from the Mississippi River's old river lock to the Gulf of Mexico, fanning out to form America's...

  • Parra's Poetry on Canvas Comes Home.
    Holston, Mark // Americas; Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p4 

    Profiles Chilean folklorist Violeta Parra. Family background; Career background; Information on some of her paintings, including the El circo; Overview of the permanent exhibition in the Violeta Parra Museum in the Forest Park.

  • Defiant Folklorist of the Forgotten.
    Ceaser, Mike // Americas; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p46 

    Features Antonio Paredes-Candia, a folklorist from Bolivia. How his interest in folklore started; Selection of his works; Goal of the author.

  • SPIRITS, ICONOCLASTS AND THE BORDERS OF THE MARKET IN URBAN VIETNAM.
    Taylor, Phillip // Humanities Research; 2004, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p8 

    Discusses the iconic potency of the goddess Lady of the Realm in Vietnam. Exploration of the interpretive dimensions of urban people's approaches to the goddess; Description of the goddess; Association of the goddess with fertility beliefs, according to folklorists in Vietnam.

  • Tuleb uurida väikerahvaste kultuure, et päästa suured.
    Kuznetsov, Nikolay // Maetagused; 2013, Issue 53, p111 

    No abstract available.

  • class conscious.
    Martin, Andrew // New Statesman; 11/5/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4562, p11 

    Provides information on Mischief Night, a custom in northern England celebrated every fourth of November. How the custom is celebrated; Views of folklorist Doc Rowe on the custom.

  • Back to the Hearth.
    Brady, Margaret K. // Western Folklore; Fall2002, Vol. 61 Issue 3/4, p237 

    Presents the author's reflections on the theoretical and methodological moments that have shaped the author's understandings as a folklorist. Author's situation of her Irish homecoming within the framework of major theoretical developments in ethnography; Need for contemporary folklorists to go...

  • REPLY.
    L.S.T. // American Notes & Queries; May/Jun83, Vol. 21 Issue 9/10, p147 

    Provides answers to queries dealing with various subjects in literature. Information on folklorist William H. Jansen; Correct name of the contributor of the article 'G. B. Shaw on Whitman.'

  • Gary Garden: Folklorist, Playwright, and Storyteller.
    Hutcheson, Neal // North Carolina Folklore Journal; Fall/Winter2006, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p7 

    The article profiles Gary Garden, a folklorists, playwright and storyteller in North Carolina. Garden has the ability to express the vitality of oral history into the stories of his community's lore. He was brought up by his grandparents in a house filled with histories of mountain folks. His...

  • A Penny for a Song.
    Prioleau, Phoebe // Humanities; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p26 

    Presents information on the broadsides collection of folklorist Kenneth S. Goldstein which date from 1840 to 1880. Sale of Goldstein's collection to the Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University in 1995; Information on broadsides; Achievements of Goldstein.

  • Two stepping.
    Berry, Jason // New Orleans Magazine; Jan2000, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p32 

    Profiles folklorist Barry Jean Ancelet and musician Elemore Morgan Jr. from New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • "ANCILLARY TO THE STUDY OF PEOPLE": THE PRESENCE AND ABSENCE OF B.A. BOTKIN AT POINT PARK COLLEGE.
    Hirsch, Jerrold // Journal of Folklore Research; Sep-Dec1998, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p279 

    The article discusses about the applied folklore meeting at Point Park College in 1971. One link between Point Park advocates of applied folklore and applied folklorist B.N. Botkin was their intense concern about the role of the folklorist. The renewed discussion about public folklore at Point...

  • The Dilemma of Representation in Folklore Studies: The Case of Henry Truvillion and John Lomax.
    Mullen, Patrick B. // Journal of Folklore Research; May-Dec2000, Vol. 37 Issue 2/3, p155 

    The article presents a case study with regard to the dilemma of representation in folklore studies. Folklorists always have faced the problem of how to represent the people with whom they conduct field research, but the problem was not foregrounded in the scholarship until the 1970s and l980s,...

  • FEUDAL IDENTITY AND DOGMATIZED FOLK CULTURE.
    K�stlin, Konrad // Journal of Folklore Research; May-Aug1997, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p105 

    The article focuses on the works of contemporary German folklorist and ethnologist Konrad Kostlin. Kostlin's work, comprised predominantly of articles, is characterized by a preference for historical depth, a constant awareness of scholarship's complicity in creating the subject and concomitant...

  • Agne.
    LUKO�EVICIUTE, Ruta // Folk Culture; 2008, Vol. 121 Issue 4, p84 

    LUKO�EVICIUTE is a former member of the Vilnius University folklore ensemble. She says that out of all the folklore activities she had been involved in she was most impressed with expeditions. In one of the expeditions in 1983 in �vek�na (Samogitia) she met a woman of complicated...

  • Daniel J. Crowley.
    Rich, George // Western Folklore; Fall98, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p284 

    Presents an obituary for Daniel J. Crowley, anthropologist, folklorist and art historian who died on February 24, 1998, in Oruro, Bolivia, at the age of 76. Documentation of carnivals; Family's establishment of annual memorial scholarship fund to benefit physically disabled undergraduate...

  • Biographies.
    Bonnice, Sherry // Folk Arts & Crafts; 2003, p39 

    The article presents a biographies of authors Sherry Bonnice and Alan Jabbour. Bonnice lives in a log cabin on a dirt road in Montrose, Pennsylvania, with her husband, teenage daughter, five dogs, and 25 rabbits. Dr. Jabbour is a folklorist who served as the founding director of the American...

  • Toward an Ethnopoetically Grounded Edition of Homer's Odyssey.
    Reece, Steve // U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor; 2011 4th Quarter, p299 

    The article focuses on the challenges of textualizing an oral performance of the Greek epic poem "Odyssey." To attain this goal, a survey of how modern anthropologists, folklorists, and comparatists record performances of narrative poetry and folktales was made. It was discovered that...

  • KONYA OVASINDA YASAYAN T�RKMENLERDE MODERN TEKNOLOJIDEN GELENEKSELE D�N�S�N ADI: BASTIRIK.
    Yakici, Ali // Milli Folklor; 2011, Vol. 23 Issue 91, p157 

    Folk culture is like a treasure, unknown and endless. Within this frame, it is clear that the studies carried on by the folklorists are not sufficent. A lot of excitement, knowledge, culture and taste that have not been noticed yet in city life, are hidden in the treasure, called folk life. It...

  • Kri�janis Barons.
    Baskey-East, Sabrina // Kri�janis Barons; 2009, p1 

    A biography of Latvian folklorist Kri�janis Barons is presented. Barons was born in Strutele, Latvia on October 31, 1835 and studied at the University of Tartu, where he joined the Young Latvians, a student movement promoting Latvian heritage. He moved to the Soviet Union, where he wrote...

  • Beijing Duck 2008: Culinary Tourism. Cultural Performance, and Heritage Protection.
    Ashton, Curtis // Folklore Forum; Apr2011, p1 

    During the 2008 Olympic season, two rival restaurants in Beijing saw an opportunity to proclaim their signature dish of Beijing Roast Duck as authentic cultural heritage. Among the strategies they employed to bolster their claims, both restaurants took advantage of new laws to open museums about...

  • Nevada's Christina Barr.
    Williford, James // Humanities; Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p49 

    The article offers a profile of Christina Barr, director of the Nevada Humanities council. Barr decided to study folklore instead of Slavic cultural studies because she wanted to work with a broader spectrum of humanities subjects. Her work at Nevada Humanities involves sponsoring programming...

  • THE SECOND ALL-RUSSIAN CONGRESS OF FOLKLORISTS.
    Zakic, Mirjana // New Sound: International Magazine for Music; 2010, Issue 36, p169 

    The article discusses the highlights of the Second All-Russian Congress of Folklorists that was held in Moscow, Russia from February 1 to 5, 2010. The event was participated by more than 500 scientists from several Russian cities and roughly 20 scientists from other countries. The topics...

  • On coming of age in the sixties.
    Kodish, Deborah // Western Folklore; Apr-Oct93, Vol. 52 Issue 2-4, p193 

    Explores the development of the study of folklore in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Folklore theory and social change; Public folklore; American Folklore Society; Contemporary folklorists.

  • EUROPÄISCHER MÄRCHENPREIS 2012 TO WOLFGANG MIEDER.
    Grandi, Christian // Folklore (14060957); 2013, Vol. 53, p180 

    The article announces that Wolfgang Mieder, professor of German and Folklore at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, has received the Europaischer Màrchenpreis Award (European Fairytale Prize).

  • Artjom Kozmin, Rüdiger Schott.
    Grandi, Christian // Maetagused; 2013, Issue 53, p119 

    No abstract available.

  • Tokkelossie, "'n Boesman, outa Hendrik" en ontkennende close readings.
    Willemse, H. // Literator; Dec2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p57 

    This article explores in two main sections the changing perceptions of Afrikaner folklorists and literary critics on the origins of selected indigenous Southern African oral tales. With the emergence of Afrikaner Nationalism at the end of the nineteenth century, young Afrikaner activists often...

  • TREATISE ON PRIORITIES.
    LOZICA, IVAN // Croatian Journal of Ethnology & Folklore Research / Narodna Umje; 2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p7 

    Who or what sets the priorities of the profession? The market, politics and scholars. A historical review of the profession's priorities from 1948 to the present day on the example of the Zagreb Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research. Interpretation of old priorities could well be of help...

  • Toward an Ethnopoetically Grounded Edition of Homer's Odyssey.
    Reece, Steve // U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Labor; 2011 2nd Quarter, p299 

    The article focuses on challenges for not using writing and reading in the study of Homer's "Odyssey." The author shares the issues he and his students faced in his course "The Singers of Tales" when tackling "Odyssey," which includes the several attempts of modern anthropologists, folklorists...

  • THE MUSIC OF ALAN LOMAX LIVES ON.
    Reece, Steve // Making Music (1552-2946); Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p11 

    The article reports on the availability of folklorist Alan Lomax's music recordings online through the help of his nonprofit organization, Association for Cultural Equity.

  • Book reviews: General.
    Nagy, Ilona // Asian Folklore Studies; 1993, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p395 

    Reviews the book `Literary Folkloristics and the Personal Narrative,' by Sandra Dolby Stahl.

  • John Foster West.
    Nagy, Ilona // North Carolina Literary Review; 2007, Issue 16, p232 

    The article profiles John Foster West, a novelist, poet, biographer and folklorist. He grew up in a community with no electricity and was educated in one-room schools. He earned his academic degrees from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. His published works include "Time Was,"...

  • ÄŒiornaja Padina: kaip iÅ¡sikepti ruginÄ—s duonos ir neužmirÅ¡ti dainų?
    Nagy, Ilona // Folk Culture; 2013, Vol. 150 Issue 3, p1 

    In commemorating the 150th anniversary of the 1863-1864 uprising against the Russian Empire, the Seimas of Lithuania announced that the year 2013, in addition to being the "Year of Dialects" and of other significant anniversaries, would commemorate the uprising. Perhaps the most sensitive...

  • Storm Stories.
    Thomas, Cathy Booth // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 10/9/2006, Issue 40, p28 

    The article focuses on the action taken by folklorist Carl Lindahl to keep the experiences of Hurricane Katrina survivors alive for future generations. He was able to conceptualize the idea of getting survivors to interview other survivors while sorting through old clothes at a Houston site for...

  • Scholomance.
    Thomas, Cathy Booth // Vampire Book; 1999, p603 

    Information about the tradition scholomance or school of solomonari is presented. It mentioned that traditional Romanian society recognized its existence as successors of the biblical king Solomon and bearers of his wisdom. Meanwhile, some folklorists have considered them a continuing structure...

  • Tarpdalykiniai tyrimai: 4-asis prigimtinÄ—s kultÅ«ros seminaras -- juoda žemÄ—.
    VAITKEVIČIUS, Vykintas // Folk Culture; 2013, Vol. 151 Issue 4, p15 

    Folklorists from the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore on 16-17 March 2013 at Užutrakis Manor hosted the 4th Indigenous Culture Seminar, on the topic of earth, which in Lithuanian traditional culture is considered sacred. During the seminar, interdisciplinary research, linking...

  • Forests as Seen by Yanagita Kunio: His Contribution to a Contemporary Ecological Idea.
    Hamashita, Masahiro // Diogenes; 2005, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p13 

    The article presents a discussion on Japanese folklorist Yanagita Kunio's views on forests. As a comprehensive thinker, Yanagita Kunio regards the many facets of a forest as a composite of people's customs, legends and way of life. His great power of memory and imagination always helped him...

  • Syair Kisah Perang Rokam: A Malay Historical Verse Form from Malacca.
    Md Radzi, Shaiful Bahri; Idris, Zubir; Jamian, Muhd Norizam // Asian Social Science; Oct2013, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p201 

    Syair Kisah Perang Rokam (The Ballad of the Rokam War) is a historical syair depicting the outbreak of the anti-British resistance among the Malay folks of Serkam in the state of Malacca in 1887. The uprising of social unrest rose due to the enforcement of a new revenue system that brought...

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