Welcome to our 2020 American Folklore Society Virtual Exhibit. Step inside to see our featured titles, journals, music, and more. Browse our newest American Folklore Studies titles, and use Promo Code AFS20 to get 50% off all our American Folklore Studies titles! Offer runs October 14 -October 31.

University of Illinois Press Journals

The University of Illinois Press is proud to publish the official journal of the AFS, the Journal of American Folklore.

The Journal of American Folklore (the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society’s founding in 1888) publishes scholarly articles, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide professional audience. Read Vol. 133, No. 529, Summer 2020 open-access.

After a large number of papers about “Fake News” were proposed for the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Folklore Society, the editorial team of the Journal of American Folklore decided that the papers would make for an interesting and timely special issue of the journal. In Fall 2018, the special issue on “Fake News” from the Journal of American Folklore (vol. 131, no. 522) became available on JSTOR and in print in mid-October.

For more information about what the Journal of American Folklore publishes and how to submit, please visit the Journal’s Exhibit.

We are also proud to publish Ethnomusicology and American Music.

American Music is an independent, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly which presents scholarly research about music from all of the Americas.

Ethnomusicology‘s scholarly articles represent current theoretical perspectives and research in ethnomusicology and related fields.

Featured Titles

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Subject Catalog

Browse the catalog here: https://issuu.com/uilpress/docs/folklorecatalog2020

Free Book and CD Giveaway

American Folklore Society Virtual Exhibit

When you sign up for our email list, you’ll be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a free copy of Industrial Strength Bluegrass: Southwestern Ohio’s Musical Legacy edited by Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison and its companion CD from Smithsonian Folkways. Sign up here: https://mailchi.mp/e8173166dd2b/afs-industrial-strength-bluegrass

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Our Playlist for Unlikely Angel: The Songs of Dolly Parton

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown Playlist

Celebrating Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World

The Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World series emphasizes the interdisciplinary and international nature of current folklore scholarship, documenting connections between communities and their cultural production. Series volumes highlight aspects of folklore studies such as world folk cultures, folk art and music, foodways, dance, African American and ethnic studies, gender and queer studies, and popular culture.

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