Cultural Transmission as Translation,
Exchange, and Reproduction
for Folklore and Ethnography and the Center for Folklore Studies
at the Ohio State University announce a symposium, Voice/Over:
Cultural Transmission as Translation, Exchange, and Reproduction,
to be held at Penn, March 22-23. Voice/Over, the third
in a series of symposia sponsored by the Center for Folklore and
Ethnography, will honor Dr. Roger D. Abrahams, the CFE's first
director, on the occasion of his semi-retirement from teaching.
In recognition of Dr. Abrahams' wide-ranging and vital contributions
to the theory and practice of folklore since the 1960s, participants
from the first two meetings launched discussion of the field's
core project on the Center's website (www.sas.upenn.edu/folklore).
Visitors to the website are encouraged to post responses.
live symposium will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 22 in the
McNeill Center and will continue on Saturday, March 23 in the
Terrace Room in Logan Hall. The conference is free and open to
students, faculty, staff, and professional colleagues. For further
information, visit the Center for Folklore and Ethnography website,
or contact Joyce Roselle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
at (215) 898-7352.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 26, March 19, 2002
March 19, 2002
Volume 48 Number 26