Category Archives: Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World

University of Illinois Press author Dr. Robin Harris recently returned to northeastern Siberia for a presentation of her book, Storytelling in Siberia: The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World. After living in northern Russia for a decade and spending almost … Continue reading

This fall, University of Illinois Press celebrates new books published in the Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World Series. Since 2009, University of Illinois has been a partner in the multi-press initiative, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, along with the University Press … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce the launch of the Bruno Nettl Fund for Ethnomusicology. The fund honors UIUC professor emeritus Bruno Nettl, internationally renowned musicologist, co-founder of the Society for Ethnomusicology, and longtime editor of the … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press, the University Press of Mississippi, and the University of Wisconsin Press, in cooperation with the American Folklore Society and with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, invite proposals to participate in a workshop … Continue reading

  As we’ve announced previously, we are one of three university presses sharing a Mellon Foundation grant to fund a new series called Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World. Our partners in collaboration are the University Press of Mississippi and … Continue reading