October 17, 2018

MACS Faculty & Alumni Presenting at American Folklore Society Annual Meeting

Several faculty members and alumnae/i of Goucher's M.A. in Cultural Sustainability presented at American Folklore Society's 2018 Annual Meeting.

American Folklore Society

We are proud of the many M.A. in Cultural Sustainability faculty members and alumnae/i that presented at American Folklore Society's 2018 Annual Meeting.

You can view social media coverage of the event by following @afsfolklorists and #afsam18 on Twitter.

Here is the full list of our faculty and alumnae/i that presented at the meeting:

Erika Goergen ’17

Forum Title: Beer Goggles in the Field: Who is Overlooked in the Craft Beverage Revival?  Location/Time: Room 103 on Thursday, October 18 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Laura Williams ’18

Panel Title: Illusive Identities and Transnational Adoption: Narrating Family Room
Paper Title: The Missing Peace: How Adult Chinese Adoptees Form Collaborative Identities
Location/Time: Room 109 on Thursday, October 18, 8 – 10 AM
Sponsored by:    Women's Section

Sue Eleuterio (faculty)

Forum Title:  Professional Development: Ask a Folklorist—Career Advice for New Professionals
Location/Time:  Room Room 101E, 8 – 10 am 

Robert Baron (faculty)

Forum Title:  Public History/Public Folklore: Sharing Perspectives on Shared Authority and Programming, Chair
Location/Time: Room 101 F, Saturday, 10:15 – 12:15

Amy Skillman (faculty/program director)

Forum Title: Community Curations for Social Change, Discussant
Location/Time: Room 101 D, Friday, 8:00 – 10:00 am

Forum Title: Calling All Partners: Establishing a Folklife Center in a Digital Age, participant
Location/Time: Room 101 H, Friday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Rory Turner (faculty)

Panel Title: Parks, Gardens and Public Spaces, Chair
Paper Title: Baltimore’s Park Vibe: Sharing a Legacy of Joy and Resilience
Location/Time: Room 102 on Saturday from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Lisa Rathje (faculty) – two sessions

Forum Title: Common Ground: Community-Based Teaching, Learning, and Environmental Stewardship in Museums, Arts and Cultural Centers, Schools, and Universities, Co-chair
Location/Time: Room 109 on Thursday from 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Forum Title: Folk Arts Education Workshop: Culture, Community, and Classroom, Co-chair
Sponsored by: the Folklore and Education Section, the New York Folklore Society, and the New York State Council on the Arts
Location/Time: Room 109 on Saturday from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Mary Hufford (faculty)

Panel Title: Sensate Worlds: Perception and Power from Multi-Species Perspectives
Paper Title: Feasting on Time’s Body: Reflexive Commensality as Narrative Ecological Practice
Location/Title: Room 106 B on Saturday from 10:15 am – 12:15 pm.