2006-2007 Calendar

Fall Quarter

September 29 (Friday)
Center for Folklore Studies Fall Welcome Meeting, 10:00 am - noon, Dulles 344
The Center is holding a welcome meeting for students and interested faculty. Come get reacquainted and learn more about what's up-and-coming for the 2006-2007 academic year.

October 12 (Thursday)
Show Time, 3:30 pm, Dulles 308
During the academic year, the Center for Folklore Studies will host informal showings of movies dealing with topics of interest to those working in cultural studies. Please feel free to walk in and join us during these monthly showings. Titles of featured movies will be posted on this calendar prior to showing.
October 18-22 (Wednesday-Sunday)
2006 American Folklore Society Annual Meeting in Milwaukee
Of special interest is a pre-meeting symposium, The Futures of Scholarship and Public Practice in Folklore, October 18. For more information, consult www.afsnet.org . If you're attending the meeting, make sure to join us on Thursday, October 19, from 9:00-10:30 pm in the Hyatt Hotel, Milwaukee A & B, for the OSU Dessert Reception, hosted by the Center for Folklore Studies.
October 27 (Friday)
Final Fridays Lunch, 12:00-1:30 pm, Dulles 308

November 3 (Friday)
Professionalization Workshop #1, 10:00am-11:30, Denney 311
November 9 (Thursday)
Show Time, 3:30 pm, Dulles 308
November 17 (Friday)
Professionalization Workshop #2, 10:30 am, Dulles 250
Final Fridays Lunch, 12:00-1:30 pm, Dulles 308
November 20-21 (Monday-Tuesday)
Graduate student workshop with Carl Lindahl
Lecture: "Katrina Stories, the David Effect, and the Right to Be Wrong"
November 20 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Denney 311
Conversation: "Faces in the Fire: Images of Terror in Appalachian Märchen and in the Wake of September 11"
Tuesday, November 21, 10:00 am, Denney 311
November 28-29 (Tuesday-Wednesday)
Conference: Living Jerusalem , Mershon Center

Winter Quarter

January 11 (Thursday)
Show Time, The Perfumed Nightmare, 3:30 pm, Dulles 308
January 26 (Friday)
Professionalization Workshop #3, 10:30 am, Dulles 250
Join us for a discussion with Professors Margaret Mills and Dan Prior
Final Fridays Lunch, 12:00-1:30 pm, Dulles 308

February 8 (Thursday)
Dinner Lecture: Ignacio Corona, "Material Negotiations of Identity in Quadalajara," 5:30 - 8:00 p.m., The Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Avenue
February 16 (Friday)
AFS Abstract Writing Workshop with Brent Björkman, 10:00 am-12:00, Dulles 308
February 23 (Friday)
Professionalization Workshop #4, 10:30 am, Dulles 250
Koritha Mitchell discusses the works of Trudier Harris
Final Fridays Lunch, 12:00-1:30 pm, Dulles 308
February 28 (Wednesday)
English/Folklore Alumni Lecture: Trudier Harris, 4:30 pm, Denney 311

March 1 (Thursday)
Show Time, 3:30 pm, Dulles 308, Joy Unspeakable
March 30 (Friday)
Professionalization Workshop #5, 10:30 am, Dulles 250
Merrill Kaplan discusses the works of Diane Goldstein
Final Fridays Lunch, 12:00-1:30 pm, Dulles 308
March 31 (Saturday)
2007 AFS Annual Meeting proposals due

Spring Quarter

April 11 (Wednesday)
Dinner Lecture: Howard Sacks, "Food for Thought: Preserving Family Farming in Changing Times," 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., The Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Avenue.
April 12 (Thursday)
Show Time, 3:30 pm, Dulles 308, Hopi: Songs of the Fourth World
April 13 (Friday)
Lunchtime roundtable on Folklore and Sexuality Studies, with guests Joe Goodwin, Pauline Greenhill, and Polly Stewart. Pizza provided. 12:00-1:30, Dulles 344
April 19 (Thursday)
Brown Bag Workshop: Applied Folklore: A Workshop with Diane Goldstein, 12:00 noon-1:30, Dulles 308.
Lecture: Diane Goldstein, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Denney 311
April 21 (Saturday)
Dinner with visiting AFS Board, TBA
April 27 (Friday)
Professionalization Workshop #6, 10:30 am, Dulles 250
Come join us for a discussion with Ray Cashman
Final Fridays Lunch, 2: pm, Dulles 308

May 1 (Tuesday)
Mullen Prize Submissions Deadline, 2:00 pm, Dulles 308
May 3-5 (Thursday-Saturday)
Conference: Culture Archives and the State, Mershon Center, TBA
May 10 (Thursday)
Show Time, 3:30 pm, Dulles 308, Talking Trauma
May 18 (Friday)
Folklore Student Association Conference, Denney Hall 311, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
This event combines the undergraduate symposium, the graduate symposium, and the Folklore Center's Spring Barbecue. The entire program is given in the Special Events section of this Web site.
May 19 (Saturday)
Folklore Spring Barbecue, This year featuring "A Showcase of Men's Cooking," 7:00 p.m., Tim and Barbara Lloyd Residence. RSVP Kirsi Haenninen, by Wednesday, May 16th.

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