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Archive: November 2022 (5 Posts)

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Applications Due Soon for 2023 Junior Fellows Program

Posted by: Donna Sokol

Applications for the 2023 Junior Fellows Program are due Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time. You still have time to apply or to share this post with an undergraduate or graduate student in your life! Download instructions on How to Apply and set up your account on Read the available projects …

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Community Collection Grants Recipients: Community on the Line: The Culture of R&B Urban Line Dancing in the Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware Tri-State Area

Posted by: John Fenn

 This is a guest post comprised of notes, observations, and an email interview with Karen Abdul-Malik (Project Director) by AFC staff member, Stephen Winick, on her project, Community on the Line, as part of the Of the People blog series featuring the 2022 awardees of the American Folklife Center’s Community Collections Grants program. The project …

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Connecting Communities Digital Initiative – An Interview with Lori Kearse

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

We are happy to introduce Lori Kearse, an Event Specialist in the Events Office, who recently completed a staff detail with the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI). Lori’s skills in event planning were crucial to helping us prepare for our inaugural CCDI Summer Fuse event this past Summer. In this interview post, Lori shares her …