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Cliff murphy

Visiting Folklorist Series

On Tuesday March 26 Maryland Traditions Program Director Cliff Murphy will discuss the role of folklorists in preserving Maryland's cultural traditions.

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Borderlands book

Shutika Wins Chicago Folklore Prize

Faculty member Debra Lattanzi Shutika has been recognized by the American Folklore Society and the University of Chicago with the Chicago Folklore Prize, given each year to the author of the best book-length work of folklore scholarship.

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Paulina guerrero

Folklore Student Completes Film on Puerto Rican Festival

In July 2009, folklore graduate student Paulina Guerrero met a group of Puerto Rican musicians as part of her internship with the Festival of American Folklife. Intrigued by their music and stories, Guerrero decided she would make the group and their performances the focus of the project for her master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies (MAIS).

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