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  Volume 116, Number 462, Fall 2003

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From: Journal of American Folklore

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p. 502


Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Development of Folklore as a Public Profession (AFS Presidential Plenary Address, 2002)

pp. 377-390

Pilgrimage to Popoyuapa: Catholic Renewal and Ethnic Performance in Neoliberal Nicaragua

pp. 391-419

Yucatan's Dancing Pig's Head ( Cuch ): Icon, Carnival, and Commodity

pp. 420-443

Embodiment, Community Building, and Aesthetic Saturation in "Restroom World," a Backstage Women's Space

pp. 444-464

"They will come from the other side of the sea": Prophecy, Ethnogenesis, and Agency in Yaqui Narrative

pp. 465-482


Thomas A. Sebeok (1920-2001)

pp. 483-484

George D. Foss (1932-2002)

p. 484

Vaughn Ward (1939-2001)

p. 485

Book Reviews

Suggestions Towards a Theory of Folklore (review)

p. 486

Transmitting Jewish Traditions: Orality, Textuality, and Cultural Diffusion (review)

pp. 486-487

From Corrib to Cultra: Folklife Essays in Honour of Alan Gailey (review)

pp. 487-489

Did You Hear About the Girl Who...? Contemporary Legends, Folklore and Human Sexuality (review)

pp. 489-490

Encyclopedia of Urban Legends (review)

pp. 490-491

Earthly Bodies, Magical Selves: Contemporary Pagans and the Search for Community (review)

pp. 491-492

Legend and Belief: Dialectics of a Folklore Genre (review)

pp. 492-493

Casa Manana: The Morrow Collection of Mexican Popular Arts (review)

pp. 493-494

People, Power, Places: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture VIII (review)

pp. 495-496

Homeless, Friendless, and Penniless: The WPA Interviews with Former Slaves Living in Indiana (review)

pp. 496-497

Women Escaping Violence: Empowerment Through Narrative (review)

pp. 497-498

Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children's Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter (review)

pp. 498-499

The Subject of Folksong: Colleceted Writings on Scottish Folksong (review)

pp. 499-500

Textualization of Oral Epics, and: The Oral Epic: Performance and Music (review)

pp. 500-501

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