Editor's choice: sites especially worthy of a Missouri folklorist's attention
Missouri Folklore Studies: an online archive of occasional papers, essays and documentation
Resources for educators and students
The Missouri Folklore Society
The Missouri Folklore Society was organized December 15, 1906, "to encourage the collection, preservation and study of folklore in the widest sense, including customs, institutions, beliefs, signs, legends, language, literature, musical arts, and folk arts and crafts of all ethnic groups throughout the State of Missouri."
Notes from the annual meeting:
Click here for abstracts of presentations, participants and performances from the 2016 meeting in Kirksville (Nov 3-5)
Also related to the annual meeting: The First Presbyterian Church's Nov. 5 after-conference concert featuring Bokulaka and friends:
And Sarah Denton's article on Leyda Flores' pupusas made on Nov. 5 at the conference:
Of special interest
Members -- here's a printable .pdf of the society's trifold brochure
Students -- apply for the Dolf and Becky Schroeder prize in folklore!
New or renewing member?
Click here for the membership form (.pdf to print and mail)
Click here for a listing of ongoing and developing projects and folklore collections to which you can contribute.
Support your Missouri Folklore Society: music and opportunities to donate
please note: the Missouri Folklore Society will not share its membership list with any individual or organization, nor do we accept paid advertising.
last updated 12-7-16