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a body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

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22, 2015 /CNW/ - Cricket Media, an education media company and Global Learning Network, today announced the launch of the 2nd Annual Global Folklorist Challenge, produced in partnership with the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
Jorge Dias, professor of ethnology in Lisbon, was elected to the office of general secretary, and as treasurer, Ernst Baumann, a folklorist from Basel.
folklorist hiring worshiper of music and singing traditional chilean peasant.
Nineteenth-century folklorist James Russell Lowell once suggested that ballad singers were not truly responsible for the songs that they sang, arguing that part of the "charm" of ballads was that "nobody made them.
In Chapter 1, Chamosa begins by situating the intellectual discourses that shaped the rise of Argentina's nationalist and folklorist movement within the larger ideological frames established by the prevailing nation-building ideologies of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
He was whipsawed back and forth between these religions and experienced an episode he described as sunstroke, but was probably a complete nervous breakdown," said Dillon Bustin, guest lecturer and folklorist for the Bulfinch Fund's Preservation Matters series of educational programs yesterday afternoon.
Simon is a storyteller, songwriter, musician and folklorist who has written music for a number of storytelling projects including The Twisting Field and The Middle Yard, based on Irish mythology.
The collector was Robert Klymasz, a Ukrainian folklorist then employed by the Museum of Civilization (then the Museum of Man), but all of the music was transcribed by a man with a funny name about whom I knew nothing--Kenneth Peacock.
Other guests celebrating the 36 novels and associated spinoffs, such as TV dramas and computer games, will be dramatist Stephen Briggs, sci-fi fantasy authors Diane Duane and Peter Morwood, pop science authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen and folklorist Jacqueline Simpson.
Bronner is represents a compilation of commentaries by the late academician and folklorist Alan Dundes who passed away in 2005.
His great legacy might have been lost altogether, if he had not been recorded in 1940 by John Lomax, the folklorist, for the Folk Song Archive of the American Library of Congress.
It deflects American folklorist Richard Dorson's life long project--for the most part, successful--of reconstructing our disciplines not only as work, but as professional work (see Dorson, 1959, pp.
American folklorist Alan Lomax came under MI5 surveillance for suspected Communist leanings and his BBC television shows were scrutinised by Scotland Yard's Special Branch.
Each 'ordinary individual' featured herein has received a National Heritage Fellowship: candid interviews with folklorist Alan Govenar blends their biographies with color photos and historical perspective in Extraordinary Ordinary People: Five American Masters of Traditional Arts.
Award-winning illustrator Myers interprets this compilation of tall tales collected by folklorist Zora Neale Hurston in the Gulf States during the 1930s.