2014 TFS Annual Meeting
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Tennessee Folklore Society seeks proposals for presentations on subjects related to the folklore of Tennessee and neighboring states for presentation at the 2014 Tennessee Folklore Society annual meeting in Murfreesboro, TN.  The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Center for Popular Music on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.  The venue will complement the focus of this year’s meeting which will be traditional and folk music. Preference will be given to proposals related to music heritage or preservation.  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.  Presenters are allowed thirty minute time slots and space is limited.  Proposal should be submitted by Monday, September 22, 2014 to:

Shawn Pitts
230 Firetower Road
Selmer, TN 38375

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Folk Arts Presenters

Arts Center of Cannon County, Woodbury
Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis
Jubilee Community Arts, Knoxville


Archival Resources

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


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


Funding and Technical Assistance

Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program
Humanities Tennessee

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