Local Learning at the 2022 AFS Meeting

Sep 12, 2022

Join Local Learning at the 2022 AFS Meeting and plan your Folklife Education conference schedule

Local Learning Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources in Folklife Collections
This workshop is free, but space is limited. Registration is required if you are NOT already registered for the AFS conference. Register here. 

Oklahoma Workshop features hip-hop history and asks: How does community expertise shape the truths of history?
Thursday, October 13, 2022 | 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Our special guests include Dr. View and other collaborators from Fire in Little Africa sharing their Tulsa-based Hip Hop project that uses primary sources, art, and music to teach the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Workshop hosts and speakers include the members of our Local Learning TPS project team who will share the resources we have been developing over the past year on the topic Counter(ing) Narratives to the American Story:

Vermont Folklife Center Sasha Antohin
HistoryMiami Museum Michael Knoll, Tina Menendez
Oklahoma State University Autumn Brown, Sarah Milligan, Shanedra Nowell
Local Learning Lisa Rathje  |  American Folklife Center Guha Shankar

Learn more about our Teaching with Primary Sources project “Counter(ing) Narratives to the American Story with Ethnographic and Oral History Collections” here.

Local Learning AFS Round-up

Other AFS Folklore and Education Highlights you should know about:

Thursday, October 13

2:30pm Folklore and Education Advocacy

6:00pm Reception Celebrating the AFS Notable Folklorists of Color

6:30 pm Local Learning Happy Hour

Friday, October 14

8:30am Advanced Folklife Education Practice: Reimagining How to Recenter Public Sector Folklore Work in Education

2:30 pm Re-Centering Peripheral Ways of Knowing via Global Folklife Education Initiatives

Saturday, October 15

10:30 am Story Sharing: A Folklife Community Engagement Model

2:30 pm Student Centered Folklore

Let us know if there are other sessions that we should add to our AFS Round-up.