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American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : That’s the Scandihoovian band Finn Hall at ! https://t.co/l3PXMrC7HZ 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : And dancing to Finn Hall! https://t.co/qbYFChDYlK 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Many contingent folks lack access to career development & financial resources like grants, screwing us in the long term. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : I do think it's impt to ID what from our field is useful to others. Diane Goldstein is good at that. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Check out 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : : Is there a certain *way* he was asking us to consider transmission? Because I feel like we consider it. Don't we? 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: Dundes pointed to lack of theory as reason for marginalization of discipline. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: Best to make any ideology visible. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: Sees self as an enlightened but not romantic folklorist. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: One of the great ?s of folkloristics is the origins of human fantasy. The survivalists were trying to answer this. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Elliott Oring: early scholars (like the solar mythologists) were trying to determine where human fantasy came from. Big question! 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: Victorian folklorists bequeathed us the question of how traditions work, w/out really attempting to answer it. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: Other major ?s of early folklorists--nature of tradition and transmission. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: there can be no tradition w/out transmission, but transmission implies no imperative for replication the same way trad. does 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring reminds us that Dundes attacked Campbell's immense popularity, likely due to Campbell addressing Qs the public wants to know 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: Campbell revived the ? raised by Victorian folklorists of the origins of human fantasy. That's why people love him. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: message that the material world is transitory, can be grasped thru hero's journey, has roots in Victorian lines of thought 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: Campbell's scholarship didn't operate in the same sphere as the work of folklorists. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring: the process of tradition is process of cultural reprocessing. To Victorians tradition just meant cultural inertia. 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
American Folklore Society @afsfolklorists Follow RT : Oring is arguing that folklorists are not concerned w/how knowledge is transferred but I’m pretty sure that’s central to our work 2 years 7 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite

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