The 2021 Mohawk Hudson Folklife Festival is described, from planning to implementation.
Poetry of Everyday Life
Zeitlin presents the four “sisters” of public folklore: scholarship, fieldwork, activism, and artistry.
“What We Bring: New Immigrant Gifts”A Commemoration of 50 Years of Immigration Reform
A description and discussion of “What We Bring: New Immigrant Gifts,” an exhibition by City Lore of New York City, seeking to articulate some of the voices and cultural experiences representing modern immigration to the United States.
“What We Bring: New Immigrant Gifts”Artists from New York City’s Immigrant Communities presented by City Lore
A photo essay portraying the artists and portraits in the Exhibition, “What We Bring: New Immigrant Gifts.”
What We Bring: Storytelling, Theater, and the Traditional Arts
Accompanying the exhibition, “What We Bring: New Immigrant Gifts,” were several performances by New York City artists. This essay details the performances and their connection to the City Lore exhibition.
Haudenosaunee Days of Sharing at Explore & More Children’s Museum in Buffalo, NY
Interviews with and profiles of Haudenosaunee artists involved in public sector folklore programs at the Explore & More Children’s Museum, Buffalo.
A Telling Image: Bridging Folk and Fine Art Visitor Repertoires in Exhibit Design through Contemporary Murals in Folk Arts Contexts
A museum curator and folklorist, Edward Y Millar explores exhibit design and interpretation in this essay.
Maritime Folklfe of New York City’s Forgotten Borough
Fieldwork-based study, Staten Island’s “Working Waterfront” Project and a discription of the resulting programs as a model for public sector folklore scholarship.
Pagentry Puppets, Community Memory, and Living Traditions: Extending the Reach of Cultural and Educational Institutions into Immigrant Communities
The author, a folkorist, examines folk culture in museum settings and the work of three museums (The Queens Museum, The Brooklyn Historical Society, and Teatro SEA) engaging museum audiences and making community connections.
An Interview with Hannah Davis
An interview with Hannah Davis, Upstate Regional Folklorist for New York Folklore about her new role.
Democratizing the (Folk) Arts Nonprofit Workplace
This review essay describes a workshop on worker cooperatives and workplace practices held in 2016 through the auspices of New York Folklore.
Transcendence: Making Meaning with American Public Folklore Diplomacy Programming in Nanjing, China
A report about Public Folklore Diplomacy in China, a 2014-2015 program through the American Culture Centers in China.
Remembering Jean (1964-2011)
A series of remembrances about Folklorist, Jean Crandall (1964-2011)
Follow Spot: Growing the Ranks
An essay about the founding of Women of Color in the Arts, by Kaisha Johnson.
Column highlighting Folklorist Elena Martínez