restricted access   Volume 117, Number 466, Fall 2004

Table of Contents

From: Journal of American Folklore

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Performance Commemoratives, the Personal, and the Public: Spontaneous Shrines, Emergent Ritual, and the Field of Folklore (AFS Presidential Plenary Address, 2003)

pp. 363-372

Inventing the "Found" Object: Artifactuality, Folk History, and the Rise of Capitalist Ethnography in 1930s America

pp. 373-393

Representing Trauma: Political Asylum Narrative

pp. 394-414

Deciphering Folk Costume: Dress Codes among Contra Dancers

pp. 415-440

Beauty Behind Me; Beauty Before (AFS Address)

pp. 441-445


Unhaunting the Village: Critical Regionalism and "Luminous Place" at the Village of Arts and Humanities

pp. 446-454


Susan W. Fair (1948-2003)

pp. 455-456

Film Reviews

Signs, Cures, and Witchery: Appalachian Cosmology and Belief (review)

pp. 457-458

Grateful Dawg (review)

pp. 458-459

Heaven Touches Brooklyn in July (review)

pp. 459-462

Hell House (review)

pp. 462-463

Exhibit Reviews

African Voices (review)

pp. 464-466

Folklore: Illuminating Then and Now (review)

pp. 466-468

Book Reviews

Giving a Voice to Sorrow: Personal Responses to Death and Mourning (review)

pp. 469-470

The New World Dutch Barn: The Evolution, Forms, and Structure of a Disappearing Icon (review)

pp. 470-471

"Born in a Mighty Bad Land": The Violent Man in African American Folklore and Fiction (review)

pp. 471-472

Naomi Wise: Creation, Recreation, and Continuity in an American Ballad Tradition (review)

pp. 472-473

Scottish Traveller Tales: Lives Shaped through Stories (review)

pp. 473-475

Bringing to Light: A History of Ethnographic Filmmaking at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (review)

pp. 475-476

Hill Folks: A History of Arkansas Ozarkers and Their Image (review)

pp. 476-477

Crafting Gender: Women and Folk Art in Latin America and the Caribbean (review)

pp. 477-478


Information about Contributors

pp. 479-480