2005-2006 Calendar


Fall Quarter

October 4, 2005: Traditional Ballad Performance (Hank Arbaugh)
October 18-22, 2005: Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Winter Quarter

January 9, 2006: English Department, Folklore Candidate, Job Talk
January 11, 2006: English Department, Folklore Candidate, Job Talk
January 27, 2006: Professionalization workshop #4: Research Design for Theses and Dissertations.
(Katherine Borland, Department of Comparative Studies, Newark, and Sabra Webber, Department of Comparative Studies, Columbus)
January 27, 2006: Final Fridays Lunch
February 8, 2006:Dinner/Lecture: From Performing Monkey to Shandong Fast Tale Performer (Eric Shepherd, Lecturer, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures)
February 17, 2006: American Folklore Society Executive Director, Tim Lloyd, will speak on writing proposals for submission to the 2006 AFS Annual Meeting program committee.
February 24, 2006: Professionalization workshop #5: Grant Hunting and Gathering (Dr. Timothy Lloyd, Director, American Folklore Society; Barbara Lloyd, Associate Director, Center for Folklore Studies)
February 24, 2006: Final Fridays Lunch

Spring Quarter

March 31, 2006: Professionalization workshop #6: Introduction to Publishing (Judith McCulloh from the University of Illinois Press will present this special workshop)
March 31, 2006:Final Fridays Lunch

April 11, 2006: Dinner/Lecture: Exploring Food and Culture: Cookbooks, Thin Ice, Movies, and Cultural Identity (Anne Bower, Associate Professor, Department of English, Marion Campus
April 28, 2006:  Professionalization workshop #7: Ethnographic Archiving and the Work of the American Folklife Center (Michael Taft, Head of the Archive of Folk Culture at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and David Taylor, Head of the Folklife Projects and Programs at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress speak on archives, the Folklife Center)
April 28, 2006: Final Fridays Lunch

May 1, 2006: Ethnomusicology and Folklore: A Conversation on Disciplinary Situations with Ruth Stone and Bill Ivey

May 11, 2006: Come enjoy informal chat and coffee with folklorist Roger Abrahams.

May 12, 2006: Lecture: Colonization and Narrative Migrations: Legends of Occupation from the Mediterranean to the Americas Spring Colloquium of the Center for Folklore Studies
May 19-20, 2006: Folklore Student Association Syposium & CFS Spring Barbeque
May 26, 2006: Professionalization workshop #8 :The Job Search (Dorothy Noyes, Director of the Center for Folklore Studies and Brent Bjorkman, Associate Director of the American Folklore Society, discuss job search strategies for academic and public folklorists)
May 26, 2006: Final Fridays Lunch

Summer Quarter

June 19-23, 2006: Arab American Family Immigration Sagas: Teachers Institutes in the Humanities (Sabra Webber)