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Occupational Folklore: The Focus of the New York Folklore Society's 2013 Annual Conference

Lisa Overholser


Overholser, Lisa. “Occupational Folklore: The Focus of the New York Folklore’s 2013 Annual Conference.” New York Folklore, vol. 39: 1-2, 2013. pp. 40-41.


On March 2, 2013, New York Folklore Society hosted its annual conference at ArtsWestchester in White Plains, NY. The theme centered on occupational folklore. While the current economic crisis has drawn much attention to the need for strategic and sustainable economic development, this conference was a great opportunity to highlight folkloric aspects integral to the economic machine in New York State.

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