American Folklore Society
Indiana University
800 East Third Street

Bloomington, IN 47405


Jessica A. Turner


Patricia A. Turner



The purposes of the Society shall be to stimulate and encourage interest and research in folklore in all its aspects; to aid in the dissemination of the results; to promote responsible application of such research in the broad variety of settings in which folklorists work; to publish and distribute publications, reports and journals; to serve as a bond among those interested in the study of folklore; to enhance the professional well-being of the Society’s members; and to engage in such other activities as are consonant with the foregoing purposes.