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Journal of American Folklore

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The Journal of American Folklore is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Folklore Society. [1]

24 relations: Academic journal, Alexander Francis Chamberlain, American Folklore Society, Americo Paredes, Archer Taylor, Bruce Jackson (scholar), Editor-in-chief, Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin, Folklore, Franz Boas, Gladys Reichard, James P. Leary, Jan Harold Brunvand, John Greenway (folklorist), Katharine Luomala, Peer review, Richard Bauman, Richard Dorson, Ruth Benedict, Thomas A. DuBois, Thomas Sebeok, University of Illinois Press, Wayland Hand, William Wells Newell.

Academic journal

An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published.

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Alexander Francis Chamberlain

Alexander Francis Chamberlain (1865–1914) was a Canadian anthropologist, born in England.

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American Folklore Society

The American Folklore Society (AFS) is the US-based professional association for folklorists, with members from the US, Canada, and around the world, which aims to encourage research, aid in disseminating that research, promote the responsible application of that research, publish various forms of publications, advocate for the continued study and teaching of folklore, etc.

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Americo Paredes

Américo Paredes (September 3, 1915 – May 5, 1999) was a Mexican-American author born in Brownsville, Texas who authored several text focusing on the border life that existed between the United States and Mexico, particularly around the Rio Grande region of South Texas.

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Archer Taylor

Archer Taylor (August 1, 1890 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was a seminal proverb and riddle scholar and folklorist.

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Bruce Jackson (scholar)

Bruce Jackson (born May 21, 1936) is an American folklorist, documentary filmmaker, writer, photographer.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Editor-in-chief

An editor-in-chief, also known as lead editor, chief editor, managing or executive editor, is a publication's editorial leader who has final responsibility for its operations and policies.

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Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin

Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin (April 2, 1903 – July 10, 1988) was an anthropologist, folklorist, and ethnohistorian.

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Folklore

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

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Franz Boas

Franz Uri Boas (July 9, 1858December 21, 1942) was a German-American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology".

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Gladys Reichard

Gladys Amanda Reichard (born 17 July 1893 at Bangor, Pennsylvania; died 25 July 1955 at Flagstaff, Arizona) was an American anthropologist and linguist.

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James P. Leary

James P. Leary is a folklorist and scholar of Scandinavian studies, and a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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Jan Harold Brunvand

Jan Harold Brunvand (born March 23, 1933) is a retired American folklorist, researcher, writer, public speaker, and professor emeritus of English at the University of Utah.

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John Greenway (folklorist)

John Greenway (1919–1991) was born Johannes Groeneweg in Liverpool, England.

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Katharine Luomala

Katharine Luomala (September 10, 1907 – February 27, 1992) was an American anthropologist known for her studies of comparative mythology in Oceania.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Peer review

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).

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Richard Bauman

Richard Bauman is a folklorist and anthropologist, now retired from Indiana University Bloomington.

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Richard Dorson

Richard Mercer Dorson (March 12, 1916 – September 11, 1981) was an American folklorist, author, professor, and director of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University.

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Ruth Benedict

Ruth Fulton Benedict (June 5, 1887September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist and folklorist.

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Thomas A. DuBois

Thomas A. DuBois is a Folklorist, scholar of Sámi culture, and a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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Thomas Sebeok

Thomas Albert Sebeok (born Sebők,, in Budapest, Hungary, on November 9, 1920; died December 21, 2001 in Bloomington, Indiana) was a polymath American semiotician and linguist.

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University of Illinois Press

The University of Illinois Press (UIP) is a major American university press and is part of the University of Illinois system.

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Wayland Hand

Wayland Debs Hand (March 19, 1907, Auckland, New Zealand – October 22, 1986, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, United States) was an American folklorist.

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William Wells Newell

William Wells Newell (1839 - 1907) was an American folklorist, school teacher, minister and philosophy professor.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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J Am Folklore, J. Am. Folklore, Journal of American Folk-Lore, The Journal of American Folk-Lore, The Journal of American Folklore.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_American_Folklore

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