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
Professor and Chair, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, IU
Editor, Journal of Folklore Research Reviews (online service)
1975 Ph.D. Anthropology (Folklore). University of Texas, Austin.
1969 B.A. Music. Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania.
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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