The University of Illinois Press, the University Press of Mississippi, and the University of Wisconsin Press, in cooperation with the American Folklore Society and with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, invite proposals to a workshop at the 2009 conference of the American Folklore Society for authors working on their first book. Up [...]

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Po-wei Weng on January 16th, 2009

When talking about Taiwan, one of the first things comes up in mind will be the night markets. The Yuanda Night Market in Tainan County, Taiwan. You can almost find anything you like in the marketplace: delicious food, snacks, accessories, clothes, some electronics, and some games for kids. An auction Some accessories Want to get [...]

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Po-wei Weng on January 16th, 2009

Registration Now Open for Burns Symposium at Library of Congress Robert Burns At 250: Poetry, Politics & Performance To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, in collaboration with The Scottish Government, will present a free public symposium on Burns’s [...]

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Po-wei Weng on January 16th, 2009

This is a reminder that the deadline for seminar proposal topics for the SAM Conference in Ottawa (2010) is JANUARY 30, 2009. Please see the specifications at: http://american-music.org/conferences/Ottawa/Ottawa%20Conference%20Seminars.php The program committee looks forward to receiving your ideas for seminars. The project is laid out in detail at the above site.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2009-2010 Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice A Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Major Collaborative Research Initiative Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice is an interdisciplinary research project investigating the social value of improvisation. For the 2009-2010 academic year, we invite applications of postdoctoral researchers for residential fellowships at the University [...]

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