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Journal Cover Journal of American Folklore
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  • “Here is our man”: Dundes Discovered, The Development of the Folklore
           Program at the University of California, Berkeley
    • Abstract: This paper focuses on Alan Dundes (1934–2005), his recruitment to the Anthropology Department at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) in 1963, his work with William Bascom (1912–1981) in founding the interdisciplinary Folklore Program in 1965, and the initial five years of the program. I link my work to two approaches to the study of academic institutional history, what I think of as two interlocking streams: the institutional and the individualized history of the discipline. For the institutional—indeed, the more finely grained departmental history—I draw from archival and bibliographic sources. With a close focus on archival documents, I find the original words of the makers of our history, or what I have ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Telling New Myths: Contemporary Native American Animal Narratives from
           Michigan
    • Abstract: Many Native American communities today, including those in the Eastern Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan, are engaging in dynamic processes of cultural renewal.1 As part of this resurgence of culture, narratives designed to inspire people to live well (as Native or Nishnaabe today) circulate in various situations.2 A powerful means of symbolic communication in any culture, narratives can connect to past traditions while also revealing fresh, creative adaptation—demonstrating dynamic tradition at work. Some people in this U.P. community show agency and creativity in transforming and personalizing narratives overtly related to issues of emergent/resurgent culture, worldview, and identity. Sometimes they retell ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Eating behind Bars: On Punishment, Resistance, Policy, and Applied
           Folkloristics
    • Abstract: “The first thing an inmate wants to know when he comes to jail is how can I get out of here, legally or otherwise,” said Kevin McDonough, the warden at Cuyahoga County Jail in Cleveland, Ohio. “And when they figure out they’re not going anywhere, they want to know what’s for dinner” (quoted in Campanelli 2009). Tito David Valdez, Jr., describes his introduction to meals when he began his sentence at the New Folsom State Prison in Represa, California (Valdez, n.d.). During meal release, only 16 convicts at a time were permitted to enter the dayroom from their cells. A guard kept a rifle pointed at them, ready to break up a fight by firing a bullet into an inmate’s leg. Moving down the chow line, the men picked up ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Don Yoder (1921–2015)
    • Abstract: Recently, I was examining, in a suburban shop, a late nineteenth-century German Bible published in Philadelphia, paging to see its variety of lithographs and chromolithographs and its rear section marking marriages and baptisms, as well as indented pages reserved for family photographic portraits. My mind soon turned to my beloved teacher, Don Yoder. What would he make of this wonderful object? What could he tell me about who would have used it? Did he know some information about the publisher? What new knowledge could he impart to me about its use in the home practice of its Protestant owner? Don had lived for so many years, and with such mental vitality, that I had begun to think of him as an eternal resource, as ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America by Marion
           Jacobson (review)
    • Abstract: The accordion is one of the most common instruments in the United States, but it has attracted relatively little scholarly attention, so Marion Jacobson’s Squeeze This! is a particularly welcome addition to the literature. As Jacobson explains, “it is seen as too ‘folk’ for musicologists to study . . . yet is not ‘other’ enough to attract ethnomusicologists” (p. 7). This book is specifically about the piano accordion, and other familiar varieties, such as the button accordion, are mentioned only as they contribute to an understanding of the piano accordion.Jacobson refers to her work as a “cultural biography” which examines “the accordion as a thing with a complex ‘social life,’ career and networks of exchange” (p. ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Open Your Heart: Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico by David
           P. Sandell (review)
    • Abstract: Much folk wisdom permeates the pages of David P. Sandell’s Open Your Heart, as at the very beginning when he writes: “Gracie Romana Adame taught me to think of life as a journey” (p. ix). In response to questions he poses early on—“Why do these people practice religion? What is the role of rituals that define their religion?”—Sandell cites migrant field consultants who point to “the ‘sacred center’ of all of the stories about power, strife, and abjection that define their lives and indicate the social body’s pathology. . . . Their movement toward origins, the sacred center, is as much spiritual as it is historical, psychological, and moral. The movement is their journey about following the heart” (p. 10). The ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Ukrainian Otherlands: Diaspora, Homeland, and Folk Imagination in the
           Twentieth Century by Natalia Khanenko-Friesen (review)
    • Abstract: Natalia Khanenko-Friesen’s Ukrainian Otherlands presents an overview of the diasporic other in the folk imagination among Ukrainian nationals and Ukrainian Canadians. While the work’s title implies that the author will consider the entire century, the book focuses on the “short” twentieth century from the end of World War I to the collapse of the USSR in 1991 (p. 18). The book consists of seven chapters plus an introduction and an epilogue. Each chapter is dedicated to a particular phenomenon associated with the view of the “other Ukrainians,” for example, those in the diaspora or in the motherland. Khanenko-Friesen alternates between a consideration of the views of Ukrainians in western Ukraine (chapters 2, 4) and ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics: Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian
           Dance by Phil Jamison (review)
    • Abstract: In the Fall semester of 2013, I taught a course entitled the History of Music in Appalachia; two years later, I expanded the title to include “and Dance.” Two new books enabled the difference. The first was Susan Spalding’s Appalachian Dance (University of Illinois Press, 2014), winner of the 2015 Weatherford Award. Phil Jamison’s monograph Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics was published the month before classes started. Prior to these offerings, I could find no suitable works. While Spalding gives us a very useful set of case studies, Jamison ranges more widely and provides us with more context, filling a long and blatant lacuna in Southern Appalachian folk dance studies.Jamison’s non-traditional academic background ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational
           Religion by Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús (review)
    • Abstract: In Electric Santería, Aisha Beliso-De Jesús provides a welcome ethnographic reconsideration of transnational religious flows connecting contemporary Cuban religious practitioners into a global field of African Atlantic religiosity. What distinguishes her intervention in an increasingly crowded field of study is an innovative theoretical approach to “form[s] of sensual travel and electrifying mobility” (p. 6). As her electrical metaphors suggest, this ethnography is especially sensitive to the world-making effects of currents and connections, as these produce what she describes as “assemblages” of spiritual energies, physical sensations, traveling media and bodies, and international networks of information and ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft &
           Traditional Art by South Arts (review)
    • Abstract: The South is home to many traditional arts that families and communities continue to practice today. These visual arts, typically utilitarian, are usually deeply rooted, reflect a community aesthetic, and have experienced only modest change over time. Contemporary craft in the South, in comparison, also possesses its own rich history beginning with the folk school movement in the early 1900s, and has grown in range of expression with each individual artist. Artists have been, and continue to be, drawn to this region to learn and practice their chosen artforms. Throughout the exhibit you will find both parallels and contrasts in the lives and works of contemporary craftspeople and traditional ... Read More
      Keywords: Folklore; Animals; Ojibwa Indians; Prisoners; Prisons; Food; Food habits; Accordion; Mexican American Catholics; Ukrainians; Folk dancing
      PubDate: 2017-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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