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THE NEW YORK FOLKLORE SOCIETY’S
2013 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
ArtsWestchester
White Plains, NY
March 2, 2013

AGENDA & PHOTOS

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CONFERENCES & SYMPOSIA:   NYFS ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2013

Agenda & Photographs
AGENDA
11:00 a.m.-Noon NYFS members’ meeting — Come hear about the New York Folklore Society’s new programs and website.
Noon-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Co-curators’ Discussion: Tom Van Buren (Arts Westchester) and Nancy Solomon (Long Island Traditions) discuss their current exhibit “From Shore to Shore: Boatbuilders and Boatyards of Westchester and Long Island”
2:15-3:00 p.m. “The Teaching of a Traditional Craft”—A presentation by Adam Green, founder and Executive Director of Rocking the Boat, a non-profit community organization dedicated to empowering youth to revitalize their communities while learning the skills to build better lives for themselves.
3:15-4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion by by former and past recipients of the Archie Green Fellowship in Occupational Folklife from the Library of Congress: Ellen McHale (Stories from the Backstretch of the Thoroughbred Racetrack); Steve Zeitlin (Erie Canal Stories), and Hannah Harvester (the Changing Relationship of Dairy Farmers and Farm Workers in Northern New York)
4:30-5:30 p.m. The Apprenticeship Model in Professional Development and the Revival of Traditional Trades
6:00-7:00 p.m. Reception


Conference photos on this page by Lisa Overholser and Tom van Buren.

Apprenticeship Panel - Introduction
Introduction of Apprenticeship Panel

Apprenticeship Panel
Apprenticeship Panel

Bob Godfried
Bob Godfried speaking on vocational education


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Lynn Williamson with Ellen McHale
Lynn Williamson with Ellen McHale

Polly Adema and Nancy Groce Polly Adema and Nancy Groce

Kofi Donkor with Chris Brennan
Kofi Donkor with Chris Brennan

Robert Baron with Eric Cantamessa
Robert Baron with Eric Cantamessa

John Remson with Robert Baron
John Remson with Robert Baron





The New York Folklore Society’s programs are made possible in part with public funds from the Folk Arts Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.nysca_60px

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