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               NAME: John Holmes McDowell

     DATE OF BIRTH: September 24, 1946

     PLACE OF BIRTH: Washington, D.C.

 

     PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT

     Folklore Institute, Indiana University

     504 N. Fess, Bloomington, IN 47401

     (812) 855-1027; 855-0390

 

     CURRENT POSITIONS:

 

     Professor, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, IU

     Editor, Journal of Folklore Research Reviews (online service)

 

     EDUCATION:

 

     1975   Ph.D. Anthropology (Folklore). University of Texas, Austin.         

     1969     B.A. Music. Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania.

      RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

“The Ballad of Narcomexico,” Journal of Folklore Research 49 (2012): 249-274.

Special Issue Editor. With His Pistol in His Hand for Fifty Years: Folklore’s Genealogies and the Intellectual Legacy of Américo Paredes. Journal of American Folklore 125 (2012).

Inga Rimangapa Samuichi: Speaking the Quechua of Colombia. Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Indiana University, 2011. (With Francisco Tandioy Jansasoy and Juan Eduardo Wolf).

“Customizing Myth: The Personal in the Public.” In The Individual and Tradition: Folkloristic Perspectives. Ray Cashman, Tom Mould, and Pravina Shukla, editors. Special Publications of the Folklore Institute, no. 8. Indiana University Press, 2011, pages 323-342.

“On Committing Kamsá to Writing: Improvisations and Collaborations,” Proceedings of the First Symposium on Teaching Indigenous Languages of Latin America; Actas del Primer Simposio sobre Enseñanza de Lenguas Indígenas de América Latina. Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Indiana University Bloomington, pages 10-24.

"Coaxing the Corrido: Centering Song in Performance," Journal of American Folklore 23 (2010): 129-149.

"The True Lineage of Juan Oso," Journal of Folklore Research 47 (2010): 325-349.

"Rethinking Folklorization in Ecuador: Multivocality in the Expressive Contact Zone," Western Folklore 69 (2010): 181- 210.

     

 

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