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Public Folklore Panel
October 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The American Studies and Folklore Colloquium Committee is hosting a public folklore panel discussion from 6:00-7:00pm in Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall. Come out to hear experienced public folklorists engage in an evocative discussion on issues of public folklore work, as well as share their knowledge on career options for aspiring folklorists, ethnographers and documentarians outside of academia. Panelists include:
- Tom Rankin, Director of the Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University
- Joy Salyers, Executive director of the North Carolina Folklife Institute
- Sally Peterson, Folklife director of North Carolina Arts Council
- Jeff Currie, independent folklorist
- Michelle Lanier, Director, N.C. African American Heritage Commission + Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University
Time will be reserved for answering students’ questions during the discussion. Dinner will be served immediately following the discussion.