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Building Bridges with Folklore Archives: Pedagogy, Fieldwork, Collective Memory Conference begins on: February 27, 2003 Sponsoring Institution: Brigham Young University Conference will be held at: Provo, UT Building Bridges with Folklore Archives: Pedagogy, Fieldwork, Collective Memory A conference in honor of the founder of the William A. Wilson Folklore Archives Call for Papers Announcing a conference on folklore archiving, sponsored by the William A. Wilson Folklore Archives, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Brigham Young University. The conference will be held February 27, 28 and March 1, 2003 at the Harold B. Lee Library in Provo, Utah. Invited speakers include William A. “Bert� Wilson, Michael Taft, Peggy Bulger, and Barre Toelken. DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS IS NOVEMBER 30, 2002 Proposals presenting work and collaborations involved in folklore archives are welcome. We are particularly interested in papers dealing with pedagogy, fieldwork, and collective memory. Proposals for individual papers, poster presentations, and panels may be submitted. Proposals should show familiarity with current issues in folklore archives and draw connections between archives and the classroom, archives and the field, or archives and collective memory. We encourage submissions from fields allied


with folklore archives including special collections, arts councils, historical societies, libraries, and records management. INDIVIDUAL PAPERS AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS Send a one-page vita and a proposal that includes your name, department/archives, institution, mailing and e-mail addresses, telephone and FAX numbers, title of paper or poster, and a 250 word abstract or poster description. PANELS Panels should be 75 minutes long with at least 15 minutes for questions and answers. Send a one-page vita for each participant. Include a 150 word description of the panel theme, including a title of the session; list contact data for the panel organizer including phone number(s) and preferred mailing and e-mail addresses. Also send a 250 word abstract for each participant including name, department/archives, institution, mailing and email addresses, phone and FAX numbers, and paper titles. BREAKOUT SESSIONS Conference participants will discuss best archival practices including the possible topics of establishing an archives, conducting outreach events, planning digitization projects, obtaining professional development opportunities, and establishing and using databases. Archives based on written, sound, and material collections will be discussed. SPECIAL EVENTS Thursday evening, February 27, Jim D’Arc, film archives curator, will present a lecture, “The Land and the West: A Case of MythTaken Identity,” and a screening of She Wore a Yellow Ribbon. Friday evening, February 28, William A. Wilson will present a public lecture. A reception and viewing of the exhibit, “Folklore: Not Just Fairy Tales Anymore,” will follow. Proposals may be submitted by mail or e-mail. SEND PROPOSALS TO: Jill Terry Rudy Director, William A. Wilson Folklore Archives 3165 JKHB Brigham Young University Provo, UT 84602 jill_rudy@byu.edu FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Jill Terry Rudy or Kristi Bell, Folklore Archivist 1130 HBLL


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Building Bridges with Folklore Archives: Pedagogy, Fieldwork, Collective Memory A conference in honor of the founder of the William A. Wilson Folklore Archives

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The 2003 Building Bridges with Folklore Archives: Pedagogy, Fieldwork, Collective Memory was a huge success. Please check back for future conference information. In the meantime, please feel free to check out the 2003 Building Bridges with Folklore Archives: Pedagogy, Fieldwork, Collective Memory website. For further program or registration information, please contact: Jill Terry Rudy or Kristi Bell, Folklore Archivist 1130 HBLL Provo, UT 84602 kristi_bell@byu.edu or BYU Conferences and Workshops 348 Harman Continuing Education Building Provo, Utah 84602-1516 (801) 422-2568 or email us at cw348mail@con2.byu.edu

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General Information Location and Lodging The conference will be held at the Harold B. Lee Library on Brigham Young University campus in Provo, Utah. Provo is located 45 miles south of Salt Lake City. Driving time is approximately one hour and 15 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport on the I-15 route. Affordable transportation to and from the airport is available through Express Shuttle, 1-800-397-0773. The La Quinta Inn and Suites Orem is offering a special group rate of $48.95 per night. To make reservations, call 801-226-0440. A block of rooms has been reserved until January 15, 2003, after which date reservations will be accepted at the discounted rate if space is available. To receive the special rate, mention the BYU Building Bridges with Folklore Archives Conference. A shuttle will be available from the hotel to the BYU campus. For tourist, dining, and other lodging information, contact the Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-222-8824 or visit http://www.utahvalley.org/ Airport-to-Hotel Transportation Express Shuttle is available to transport you to and from the airport. Their telephone number is 1-800-397-0773. (It is approximately a one-hour drive from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Provo.) We strongly encourage you to make shuttle reservations ahead of time to avoid waiting at the airport. If you choose to make arrangements upon arrival, the shuttle service counters are located near the baggage-claim area. Car rental is available at the Salt Lake City International Airport.


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Registration Registration Fee $35 Full Registration $0 BYU Student Registration $0 BYU Faculty/Staff Registration Please provide Social Security number for verification of BYU student or BYU faculty/staff status. ID must be presented at check-in. Admission and Standards Participants of any race, color, creed, and ethnic or national origin are accepted for admission to this program provided they maintain the university standards while on campus. These include modesty in dress and conduct and abstinence from alcohol, tobacco, coffee, tea, and harmful drugs. We are committed to providing a learning atmosphere that reasonably accommodates persons with disabilities who are otherwise qualified. Prior to registration, applicants with disabilities are invited to discuss the program content and available facilities with the program director. Substitutions and Cancellations A $10 fee will be assessed for each refund requested. All refunds must be requested in writing. You may at any time arrange for a substitute to come in your place without penalty. After the start of the conference on February 27, 2003, no refund can be given. Participants will receive a full registration refund if the program is canceled for any reason. However, the university cannot be responsible for any cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, travel agencies, or other institutions. How to Register


By Phone: Call (801) 422-2568 and pay with your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover. In Person: Register in our office located at 348 Harman Continuing Education Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. At-the-door registrations are accepted on a space-available basis. World Wide Web: Register over the Internet and pay with your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover by clicking the button below. Register Online Copyright Š 2006. Brigham Young University. All Rights Reserved. Privacy policy


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Travel Grants DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2002. With support from the Archives and Libraries section of the American Folklore Society, organizers of the Building Bridges with Folklore Archives conference offer at least five travel grants of $100 each to facilitate attendance at the conference. The conference is in session from Thursday afternoon, February 27, through noon on Saturday, March 1. The meetings are held in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The purpose of the grant is to encourage geographic and institutional representation among conference participants. The purpose of the conference is to encourage dialogue and disseminate information about best practices, pedagogy, technology and outreach linking folklore archives with classrooms, fieldwork, and other cultural institutions. Applications should include a one- to three-page curriculum vitae or resume and a letter briefly outlining how the individual will benefit professionally from attending the conference and how the information from the conference will be shared with colleagues in a field related to folklore archiving. Grant recipients need not present papers at the conference; however, they should attend the presentations and keynote lectures and participate in discussions at the breakout session. They also should have a current position or strong applied interest in a field related to folklife, folklore studies, and archiving. We also ask that grant recipients submit a 500-word report on their conference experience to the conference organizers, who will forward the information to the Archives and Libraries Section to help prepare better programs to serve the intellectual and professional needs of


folklorists and archivists. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with limited or no institutional support for travel. Inquiries and applications should be sent to Jill Terry Rudy, director of the William A. Wilson Folklore Archives, at jill_rudy@byu.edu, or 3165 JKHB, Provo, UT 84602. The deadline is December 31, 2002. Copyright Š 2006. Brigham Young University. All Rights Reserved. Privacy policy


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Schedule Building Bridges with Folklore Archives–The Program Thursday, February 27 2:00-3:30 pm

House of Learning Lecture, Lee Library Auditorium, BYU campus Peggy Bulger, “The American Folklife Center: A Nation’s Treasurehouse”

7:00-9:30 pm

Lecture and screening of John Wayne’s She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Jim D’Arc, “The Land and the West: A Case of Myth-taken Identity”

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Friday, February 28 8:30 am

On site registration, gathering in Perry Special Collections, 1130 Lee Library, BYU campus

9:00-10:15 am

Greetings Session One: Folklore Archives in Context Andy Kolovos, “Contextualizing the Archives” Cathy Hiebert Kerst, “Providing Access to Multi-Format Ethnographic Field Collections: Archival Practice in the American Folklife Center” Carol Edison, “Archiving a State Folk Arts Collection” Tierza Rose Draper, “Archival Work and Museums: Division of Native American Languages at Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History”


10:15-10:30 am

Break

10:30-11:45 am

Session Two: Extending the Archives: Partnering and Outreach in the Fife Folklore Archives–A Panel Discussion Steve Sturgeon, Elaine Thatcher, Barre Toelken, Randy Williams

11:45-1:00 pm

Lunch–on your own [options on campus and 1-5 miles from campus]

1:00-2:15 pm

Session Three: Keynote Speakers and Key Issues for Archives Peggy Bulger, Intellectual Property Issues and Traditional Knowledge Michael Taft, Best Practices, Ethnographic Fieldwork, and Archives

2:15-2:30 pm

Break

2:30-3:30 pm

Session Four: Technology, Teaching, and Folklore Archives Stephen Drazhev and Maria Ivanova Drazheva, “Filling the Gap: Using DiMMeDA–Digital Media to Save Folk Music and Dance” Curtis Ashton, “Tales Online: Bringing Fieldwork into the Classroom” George Schoemaker, “Database Needs and Possibilities for Folklore Archives”

3:30-3:45 pm

Break


3:45-4:45 pm

Session Five: Pedagogy, Fieldwork, and Institutional Connections David Azzolina, “Incorporating Fieldwork in University Courses” Peggy Yocom, “‘What We Need Are Some Traditions’: George Mason University’s Search for Traditions and the Role of the Northern Virginia Folklife Archive” Brad Westwood, “Professional Development and Navigating the Culture of Archivists” Dinner break

7:00 pm

Honor Lecture, Lee Library Auditorium– open to the public William A. “Bert” Wilson, “The Role of Folklore Archives in Preserving Our Cultural Heritage”

8:00 pm

Reception for Bert Wilson and exhibit opening, Perry Special Collections, 1130 HBLL

Saturday, March 1 9:00-11:30 am

Perry Special Collections and Atrium, 1130 HBLL Breakout sessions in rotation on best practices; professional development; technology; archives and research; intellectual property; pedagogy Tours of Perry Special Collections and Wilson Folklore Archives

11:30-noon

Closing comments and observations from keynote speakers

1:00-5:00 pm

Folklore Society of Utah annual meeting convenes in Lee Library Auditorium

Conference is sponsored by Wilson Folklore Archives, Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU College of Humanities, BYU English Department, with funding support from Utah Humanities


Council for exhibit and public lecture by Bert Wilson

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