CALL FOR PAPERS

2015 TFS Annual Meeting
Saturday, October 24, 2015
West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center
Brownsville, Tennessee


Tennessee Folklore Society seeks proposals for presentations on subjects related to the folklore of Tennessee and neighboring states for presentation at the 2015 Tennessee Folklore Society annual meeting in Brownsville, Tennessee.  The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center.  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.  Email proposal should be submitted by Monday, September 14, 2015 to:

drpitts at att.net

or

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

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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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