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Folklore



link to catalog page, Maithil Women's Tales

Maithil Women's Tales

Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border

Author: Coralynn V. Davis
Pub Date: August 2014

Traces Maithil women’s agency and meaning-making in their contemporary telling of traditional folktales   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Ring Shout, Wheel About

Ring Shout, Wheel About

The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Author: Katrina Dyonne Thompson
Pub Date: February 2014

A stage-level view of black musical performance and early American conceptualizations of race   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Roots of the Revival

Roots of the Revival

American and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Author: Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson
Pub Date: October 2014

Comparing the impact of the folk revival on each side of the Atlantic   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Eating Together

Eating Together

Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Author: Alice P. Julier
Pub Date: June 2013

The social dynamics of shared meals   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Kings for Three Days

Kings for Three Days

The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival

Author: Jean Muteba Rahier
Pub Date: May 2013

A vibrant study of symbol and social significance in one of Ecuador's black populations   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Accordion in the Americas

The Accordion in the Americas

Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

Author: Edited by Helena Simonett
Pub Date: October 2012

The accordion in the new world   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Oral Tradition and the Internet

Oral Tradition and the Internet

Pathways of the Mind

Author: John Miles Foley
Pub Date: August 2012

Beyond the page, a rich nexus of human thought   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Spirits of Just Men

Spirits of Just Men

Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Pub Date: May 2011

A rousing tale of moonshine and conspiracy in Depression-era rural Virginia   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Other People's Stories

Other People's Stories

Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy

Author: Amy Shuman
Pub Date: 2010

A critical assessment of collective memories, small world stories, and other allegories of everyday life   learn more...
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link to catalog page NAJERA-RAMIREZ, Dancing across Borders

Dancing across Borders

Danzas y Bailes Mexicanos

Author: Edited by Olga Nájera-Ramírez, Norma E. Cantú, and Brenda M. Romero
Pub Date: June 2009

One of the first anthologies to focus on Mexican dance practices on both sides of the border   learn more...
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