CALL FOR PAPERS

2016 TFS Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, Tennessee

The Tennessee Folklore Society seeks proposals for presentations on subjects related to the folklore of Tennessee and neighboring states for presentation at the 2016 Tennessee Folklore Society annual meeting. The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 7th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee. Applicants should submit an abstract of 300 words or less and include the presenter’s name, contact information, title/topic, and list of equipment needed for the presentation. A committee will select 3-4 papers for inclusion on the agenda and each presentation must be approximately 30 minutes in length. Email proposals should be submitted by Monday, October 3, 2016 to: drpitts3@att.net or by post to: Shawn Pitts 230 Firetower Road Selmer, TN 38375


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Folk Arts Presenters

Campbell Culture Coalition, LaFollette
Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis
Jubilee Community Arts, Knoxville

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Archival Resources

Archives of Appalachia, ETSU, Johnson City
Center for Popular Music, MTSU, Murfreesboro
Country Music Foundation, Nashville

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Academic Programs

East Tennessee State University
M.A. in Storytelling
Middle Tennessee State University
Public History Program

English Department
University of Memphis
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Southern Regional Studies
Western Kentucky University
Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology

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Funding and Technical Assistance

Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program
Humanities Tennessee

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