Tennessee Folklore Society

2016 Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, Tennessee

The 2016 Tennessee Folklore Society Annual Meeting will be held at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. The meeting will begin with sign-in at 12:00 noon CDT. The meeting is free and open to TFS members as well as the public.  
There should be some parking available downhill (east) of the Library. We will not be breaking for lunch, so attendees may want to eat before the meeting starts.
12:00 Registration 

12:25 Welcome 

12:30 Business Meeting 

1:00 Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) Folklife Program Bradley Hanson and Dana Everts-Boehm

1:20 Benny Martin, his life and legacy in bluegrass Andrew Chaney

1:50 Break 

2:15 Tennessee State Library and Archive (TSLA) Folklife Holdings (Record Group 59) Cathi Carmack

2:45 Tennessee State Parks Folklife Project Roundtable Bobby Fulcher, Brent Cantrell, and Jay Orr; Bradley Hanson Moderating

3:15 TAC Folklife Program Holdings at TSLA (Record Group 340) Roby Cogswell and Lori Lockhart

3:45 Adjourn 


Folk Arts Presenters

Campbell Culture Coalition, LaFollette
Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis
Jubilee Community Arts, Knoxville

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Archival Resources

Archives of Appalachia, ETSU, Johnson City
Center for Popular Music, MTSU, Murfreesboro
Country Music Foundation, Nashville

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Academic Programs

East Tennessee State University
M.A. in Storytelling
Middle Tennessee State University
Public History Program

English Department
University of Memphis
Ph.D. in Historical Musicology, Southern Regional Studies
Western Kentucky University
Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology


Funding and Technical Assistance

Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program
Humanities Tennessee

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