Thinking like a Folklorist


Banamichi Recollections, Part II

(Editor Note: Check the SFA website and Jim Griffith Archives for additional Fieldschool reflections) Three vignettes: 1. El Cristo Negro by Linda Murray Berzok The … Read more

Festival Authenticity

Any mention of the word “authenticity” makes the hair on the back of any folklorist’s neck stand up. It is a term fraught with difficulties … Read more

Countdown to TMY Tradition

Q&A With Maribel Alvarez, Ph.D. If TMY is a melting pot bubbling over with culture, then Maribel Alvarez is its executive chef, who stirs in … Read more

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