Thinking like a Folklorist

Barbara Eiswerth Cartoon

Gleaning for Understanding

by Barbara Eiswerth Traditionally, to glean is to gather grain or other crops left after a harvest. It is also to gather information or material, … Read more

Maribel Alvarez

The Improbable Direction

by Maribel Alvarez One of the most important lessons I learned as a folklorist-in-training in graduate school came to me in a footnote: a quote … Read more