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New Books in Folklore

By Marshall Poe

Interviews with Scholars of Folklore about their New Books

  1. 1.
    Emily Wilcox, "Revolutionary Bodies: Chinese Dance and the Socialist Legacy" (U California Press, 2018)06/18/2019
    1:05:38
  2. 2.
    Fernando Orejuela and Stephanie Shonekan, "Black Lives Matter and Music: Protest, Intervention, Reflection" (Indiana UP, 2018)05/07/2019
    56:43
  3. 3.
    Susan Lepselter, "The Resonance of Unseen Things: Poetics, Power, and UFOs in the American Uncanny" (U Michigan Press, 2016)05/06/2019
    54:39
  4. 4.
    Anand Prahlad, "The Secret Life of a Black Aspie: A Memoir" (U Alaska Press, 2017)04/17/2019
    57:10
  5. 5.
    Levi S. Gibbs, "Song King: Connecting People, Places and Past in Contemporary China" (U Hawaii Press, 2018)04/02/2019
    1:03:05
  6. 6.
    Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing03/19/2019
    30:24
  7. 7.
    Alexander Langlands, "Cræft: An Inquiry into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts" (Norton, 2017)03/04/2019
    55:14
  8. 8.
    David J. Puglia, "Tradition, Urban Identity, and the Baltimore 'Hon': The Folk in the City" (Lexington Books, 2018)01/31/2019
    59:21
  1. 9.
    Ben Gatling, "Expressions of Sufi Culture in Tajikistan" (U Wisconsin Press, 2018)01/22/2019
    53:16
  2. 10.
    Patrick B. Mullen, "Right to the Juke Joint: A Personal History of American Music" (U Illinois Press, 2018)12/14/2018
    50:58
  3. 11.
    McKenzie Wark, "General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty-First Century" (Verso, 2017)12/06/2018
    1:01:16
  4. 12.
    Lee Bidgood, “Czech Bluegrass: Notes from the Heart of Europe” (U Illinois Press, 2017)11/14/2018
    57:38
  5. 13.
    Kate Parker Horigan, “Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative” (UP of Mississippi, 2018)11/09/2018
    52:35
  6. 14.
    Bill Ivey, “Rebuilding an Enlightened World: Folklorizing America” (Indiana UP, 2018)10/02/2018
    1:09:06
  7. 15.
    James P. Leary, “Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937–1946” (U Wisconsin Press, 2015)08/22/2018
    52:29
  8. 16.
    Marsha MacDowell, Clare Luz, and Beth Donaldson, “Quilts and Health” (Indiana UP, 2017)07/25/2018
    56:36
  9. 17.
    Robert D. Miller II, “The Dragon, the Mountain, and the Nations: An Old Testament Myth, Its Origins, and Its Afterlives” (Eisenbrauns, 2018)06/21/2018
    27:57
  10. 18.
    Ann K. Ferrell, “Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century” (U Press of Kentucky, 2013)05/30/2018
    1:05:15
  11. 19.
    Christina Maags and Marina Svensson, “Chinese Heritage in the Making: Experiences, Negotiations, and Contestations” (Amsterdam UP, 2018)05/25/2018
    1:00:24
  12. 20.
    Erik Mueggler, “Songs for Dead Parents: Corpse, Text, and World in Southwest China” (U Chicago Press, 2017)05/21/2018
    1:03:33
  13. 21.
    Joseph Sciorra, “Built with Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in NYC” (U Tennessee Press, 2018)05/08/2018
    1:01:37
  14. 22.
    Ruth von Bernuth, “How the Wise Men Got to Chelm: The Life and Times of a Yiddish Folk Tradition” (NYU Press, 2017)04/02/2018
    30:36
  15. 23.
    Jo Farb Hernandez, “Singular Spaces: From the Eccentric to the Extraordinary in Spanish Art Environments” (Raw Vision, 2013)03/28/2018
    1:02:42
  16. 24.
    Dorothy Noyes, “Humble Theory: Folklore’s Grasp on Social Life” (Indiana UP, 2016)03/22/2018
    1:19:39
  17. 25.
    C. Grant and H. Schippers, “Sustainable Futures for Music Cultures: An Ecological Perspective” (Oxford UP, 2016)02/19/2018
    50:43
  18. 26.
    Claire Schmidt, “If You Don’t Laugh, You’ll Cry: The Occupational Humor of White Wisconsin Prison Workers” (U Wisconsin Press, 2017)02/08/2018
    1:07:26
  19. 27.
    Ray Cashman, “Packy Jim: Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border” (U Wisconsin Press, 2016)01/17/2018
    1:08:43
  20. 28.
    Franz Rickaby, et al., “Pinery Boys: Songs and Songcatching in the Lumberjack Era” (U Wisconsin Press, 2017)01/10/2018
    1:02:23
  21. 29.
    David Hopkin, “Voices of the People in Nineteenth-Century France” (Cambridge UP, 2017)12/25/2017
    1:00:09
  22. 30.
    Jason Josephson-Storm, “The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences” (U. Chicago, 2017)12/21/2017
    1:03:31
  23. 31.
    Luisa Del Giudice, ed. “On Second Thought: Learned Women Reflect on Profession, Community, and Purpose” (U. Utah Press, 2017)12/08/2017
    55:22
  24. 32.
    Ian Brodie, “A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy” (UP of Mississippi, 2014).11/20/2017
    48:22
  25. 33.
    Michael Youngblood, “Cultivating Community: Interest, Identity, and Ambiguity in an Indian Social Mobilization” (South Asian Studies Press, 2016)06/30/2017
    35:02
  26. 34.
    Yuval Harari, “Jewish Magic before the Rise of Kabbalah” (Wayne State UP, 2017)03/27/2017
    35:23
  27. 35.
    Laura J. Olson and Svetlana Adonyeva, “The Worlds of Russian Village Women: Tradition, Transgression, Compromise” (U. Wisconsin Press, 2013)01/09/2017
    48:26
  28. 36.
    Peter Gottschalk, “Religion, Science, and Empire: Classifying Hinduism and Islam in British India” (Oxford UP, 2012)04/13/2015
    1:01:28
  29. 37.
    Rebecca Williams, “Muhammad and the Supernatural: Medieval Arab Views” (Routledge, 2013)02/03/2014
    1:11:25
  30. 38.
    Kristin Andrews, “Do Apes Read Minds?: Toward a New Folk Psychology” (MIT Press, 2012)09/15/2012
    1:04:33

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