Voices Journal Volume 2016: 3-4

Edited by Todd DeGarmo

Articles In This Volume

"The Wreck of the Julie Plant" and its Offspring

The origin and history of the ballad, "The Wreck of the Julie Plante," in print and in song.

An Interview with Hannah Davis: Regional Folklife Survey and Program Development Consultant for the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York Folklore Society

An interview with Hannah Davis, Upstate Regional Folklorist for New York Folklore about her new role.

Artist Spotlight: Bill Smith

A biographical portrait of folk musician and raconteur, Bill Smith.

Democratizing the (Folk) Arts Nonprofit Workplace: Sunday, February 28, 2016, 5 - 8 p.m., Brooklyn, NY

This review essay describes a workshop on worker cooperatives and workplace practices held in 2016 through the auspices of New York Folklore.

Echoes of Familiar Rhythms: Puerto Rican & Garifuna Drums

Similarities - both musical and historical - between the Puerto Rican and Garifuna communities in New York City is examined.

Good Read: Charlie Whistler's Omnium Gatherum: Campfire Stories and Adirondack Adventures

Book review of "Omnium Gatherum: Campfire Stories and Adiondack Adventures"

Radio Flyer

An original poem by Helen Condon about a Radio Flyer wagon.

Snowdrops: Science, Myths, and Folklore

An Ethno-botanical study of the Snowdrop plant.

Transcendence: Making Meaning with American Public Folklore Diplomacy Programming in Nanjing, China: Dedicated to Dr. Edward Guiliano, NYIT President and CEO

A report about Public Folklore Diplomacy in China, a 2014-2015 program through the American Culture Centers in China.

Voices of New York: Maxwell Kofi Donkor & Sankofa Drum and Dance Ensemble

A biographical portrait of Maxwell Kofi Donkor and the Sankofa Drum and Dance Ensemble, in an interview format.

What's Your Watershed?: Folklore at the Intersection of Place, Culture, and the Environment

Folklore and its role in supporting environmental stewardship is examined through the lens of place.

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