Tag: History of Folklore Studies

Guest Post: On Changes in the American Folklore Society Annual Meeting Program

Jason Baird Jackson , May 30th, 2021


I am very happy to share this guest post by Tim Lloyd. The American Folklore Society’s annual meeting is the high point of the professional year for the…


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Native North American Studies at the AFS Annual Meetings, 1990-1994

Jason Baird Jackson , December 22nd, 2020


I have been away from the project for some time, but I have resumed my journey through the programs of the annual meetings of the American Folklore Society….


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Native North American Studies at the AFS Annual Meetings of the 1980s

Jason Baird Jackson , November 12th, 2020


Less than 100 papers were presented at the American Folklore Society meetings in the decade of 1900-1909. More than 3500 papers and films were presented during the decade…


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Native North American Studies in the Work of the American Folklore Society during the First Decade of the 20th Century (1900-1909)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 4th, 2020


This is another post in a series devoted to better understanding the place of Native North American and First Nations studies within the field of folklore studies as…


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Organizing the Material So Far (Native North American Studies and AFS)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 2nd, 2020


The posts on the presence and absence of Native North American and First Nations studies within the work of the AFS were done in a non-sequential way. Several…


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In the Beginning: Native North American Studies in the American Folklore Society to 1899

Jason Baird Jackson , October 30th, 2020


The two most recent posts in this series considered the state of Native North American and First Nations studies within the American Folklore Society (AFS) through the lens…


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Native North American Studies in the Journal of American Folklore During the 2000s and 2010s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 30th, 2020


Carrying forward from the previous post on the Journal of American Folklore (JAF) during the 1980s and 1990s, my focus here is the presence and absence of Native…


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Native North American Studies in the Journal of American Folklore During the 1980s and 1990s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 29th, 2020


In this post I continue considering the absence and presence of Native North American and First Nations studies within the work of the American Folklore Society. Please look…


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And Now for the 1970s: Native North American and First Nations Folklore Studies After the Field Gets Big

Jason Baird Jackson , October 26th, 2020


Here is the next in my series on the presence and absence of Native North American and First Nations studies in the work of the American Folklore Society,…


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The 1960s from the Perspective of the Journal of American Folklore

Jason Baird Jackson , October 26th, 2020


Here again is a post from my series considering the presence and absence of Native North American and First Nations studies work within the intellectual life of the…


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The 1950s from the Perspective of the Journal of American Folklore

Jason Baird Jackson , October 26th, 2020


In this post, I continue the work of assessing the presence and absence of Native North American and First Nations studies in the work of the American Folklore…


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The 1940s: JAF and Zumwalt’s American Folklore Scholarship

Jason Baird Jackson , October 23rd, 2020


This series of posts are not attempting to achieve the rigor of a formal article or book. I am working in incremental bits for myself looking at some…


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Native American and First Nations Studies in the Work of the American Folklore Society During the 1910s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 23rd, 2020


Here we go again, this time looking at the 1910s. This post is the eighth in a series considering the absence and presence of Native North American and…


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Native American and First Nations Studies in the Work of the American Folklore Society During the 1920s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 21st, 2020


This is a seventh post in a series on the presence and absence of Native American and First Nations studies within the life of the American Folklore Society…


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Native American and First Nations Studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings During the 1930s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 20th, 2020


This is a fifth post in a series on the presence and absence of Native American and First Nations studies within the life of the American Folklore Society…


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The 1930s from the Perspective of the Journal of American Folklore

Jason Baird Jackson , October 20th, 2020


This is the sixth post in the series looking at the presence and absence of Native North American and First Nations scholars and scholarship from the work and…


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Native American and First Nations Studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings During the 1960s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 20th, 2020


In a fourth series post on the presence and absence of Native American and First Nations studies within the life of the American Folklore Society, I pick up…


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Native American and First Nations Studies in the American Folklore Society: The Founding AFS Fellows

Jason Baird Jackson , October 18th, 2020


As I noted in the previous post in this series on the presence and absence of Native American and First Nations studies work within the American Folklore Society,…


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Native American and First Nations Studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings During the 1940s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 17th, 2020


Here is a second quick post on the presence and absence of Native American and First Nations studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings. Here the focus in…


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Native American and First Nations Studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings During the 1950s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 16th, 2020


Update: The post below has been updated to include the previously missing 1951 program. I use strikeout and underline to show the changes. Special thanks to Tim Lloyd…


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