Journal of American Folklore

(The TQCC of Journal of American Folklore is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
A Problem of Amplification: Folklore and Fake News in the Age of Social Media9
Unraveling Knitting: Form Creation, Relationality, and the Temporality of Materials8
Making Certainty and Dwelling through Craft7
Telling Our Own Stories: Reciprocal Autoethnography at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender5
Cultural Sustainability: A Framework for Relationships, Understanding, and Action5
The Craft of Factory Labor5
Handspinning Tradition in the United States: Traditionalization and Revival5
There Isn’t Belief, Just Believing: RethinkingBeliefas a Keyword of Folklore Studies4
Tearing Down Monuments: Missed Opportunities, Silences, and Absences—A Radical Look at Race in American Folklore Studies3
Introduction: Defining and Creating (A) New Critical Folklore Studies3
Stirring Up Skyr: From Live Cultures to Cultural Heritage3
Latinx Publics: Self-Documentation and Latina Youth Activists3
Systemic Racism in American Folkloristics3
Graves in One's Heart: Grassroots Memorialization of Dr. Li Wenliang during the COVID-19 Outbreak in China3
Suffering in Medical Contexts: Laughter, Humor, and the Medical Carnivalesque3
Tracing a Black Folklore Practice: Frank D. Banks and the Journal of American Folklore2
Disassembling and Re-membering Self: Opaquing an Enlightened Taxonomy2
Narrative Breakdown in the Political Asylum Process2
Contrapunteo 1: Intersectionality and Genealogies of Third World Feminist Thought2
“Our Shmuck”: Russian Folklore about American Elections2
Tending the Taproot: Opportunities to Support Folk & Traditional Arts in the United States, “Executive Summary” and “Introduction”2
A Woman’s Place Is in the (Greasepaint) White House: How the 2016 Presidential Election Sparked a Creepy Clown Craze2
(Folk)Life, Interrupted: Challenges for Fieldwork, Empathy, and Public Discourse in the Age of Trump2
Unfinished Stories: Problematizing Narrative Completion1
Considering Commemoration in Latinx Communities: Notes on the Politics of Re(membering)1
A Message from the Editor1
Herbs and Saints in the City of Angels: Researching Botánicas, Healing, and Power in Southern California1
Franz Boas: The Emergence of the Anthropologist1
Hero of the People: Reimagining the Trickster in North Korea1
The Angel and the Cholent: Food Representation from the Israel Folktale Archives1
Jalisco Is Mexico: Race and Class in the Encuentro Internacional del Mariachi y la Charrería in Guadalajara, Mexico (1994–2003)1
Reconstructing a Sense of Home: Basket Making among Wounaan Artisans1
Where Were/Are Asian American Folklorists?1
Missing Finishes and Diminishing Heroes in Hurricane Katrina Survivor Stories1
Gender, Ethno-Nationalism, and the Anti-Mexicanist Trope1
The Place Where Things Fall Apart: The World from Inside a Fragment1
Bernice Johnson Reagon—In Celebration of Her Eightieth Birthday (October 4, 1942): A Preliminary Inquiry and Invitation to New Generations of Activist Scholars for Further Research1
Dwelling in Craft: Introduction: A Call for Studies about Craft1
Vaccine Hesitancy Counter Memes1
Songs for the Journey and the Mission: The Life Notes of Bernice Johnson Reagon1
Memes and Representations of Race: An Analysis of Historical Representations of Welfare1
Living Cultural Heritage and the Traditional and Folk Arts in the Nonprofit Sector: Data on Scope, Finances, and Funding Report Summary1
“Mas amas diehtá maid oarri borrá?”: Contesting Sustainability in Sápmi1
Critical Folkloristics, Free Speech, and the “War on Terror”1
Bernice Johnson Reagon: Exemplary Mentor for Folklore Studies1
Neighborliness and Decency, Witchcraft and Famine: Reflections on Community from Irish Folklore1
Bernice Johnson Reagon, Black Woman Trailblazer: Presenting and Interpreting Black Vernacular and Popular Musics in a White Cultural Institution1
Counter Memes and Anti-Legends in Online Welfare Discourse1
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Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture0
Because the movement, it’s never done0
A New History of American and Canadian Folk Music0
Baghdad Twist0
You or Me: Song Lyrics0
¡Viva George! Celebrating Washington's Birthday at the US-Mexico Border0
Overthrowing the Queen: Telling Stories of Welfare in America0
Katharine Lee Bates’ Ballad Book and the Pedagogy of the Ballad0
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Charles Godfrey Leland and His Magical Tales0
“The Father[s] of Canning”? Narrating Nicolas Appert/American Industry0
Craving Supernatural Creatures: German Fairy-Tale Figures in American Pop Culture0
Immigration in the Visual Art of Nicario Jiménez Quispe0
The Spirit of Protest in Black Culture0
Pussy Hats, Politics, and Public Protest0
An Open Letter to the Wickhams (and Other Descendants of Slave Owners)0
A Potter's Progress: Emanuel Suter and the Business of Craft0
Look Who’s Cooking: The Rhetoric of American Home Cooking Traditions in the Twenty-First Century0
Cornbread, Earl and Me0
Published Collections as the Sources of Ballad Tunes Sung by an Enthusiast in Japan0
Stitching Narratives That Matter: Baron Samedi Visits His New Orleans Cousins0
Miracles and Visionaries in the Digital Age0
Hindsight Beyond 20200
Rekeying Latinx Performance: Gesture, Ancestors, and Community0
Fairy Tales in Contemporary American Culture: How We Hate to Love Them0
Abiding Faith amid Turmoil0
Raymond Hall (1949–2018)0
Talking Testimonio: Telling History and Memory0
Old-Time Conversations0
Old Thoughts on (A)New Critical Folklore Studies: A Partisan’s Response to the Special Issue0
PTSD and Folk Therapy: Everyday Practices of American Masculinity in the Combat Zone0
Balut: Fertilized Eggs and the Making of Culinary Capital in the Filipino Diaspora0
On the Trail of the Jackalope: How a Legend Captured the World's Imagination and Helped Us Cure Cancer0
Blind Alfred Reed: Appalachian Visionary0
The William A. Wilson Digital Folklore Archives0
Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies0
Protobilly: The Minstrel and Tin Pan Alley DNA of Country Music 1892–20170
Building and Maintaining Links: A Review of John Miles Foley’s Pathways Project0
Ole Hendricks and His Tunebook: Folk Music and Community on the Frontier0
Feminism and Folk Art: Case Studies in Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, and Brazil0
Orphan Lines and Orphan Songs: Poetics and Pragmatics of Kmhmu Parallel Verse0
Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale: Contemporary Adaptations across Cultures0
Can’t Be Faded: Twenty Years in the New Orleans Brass Band Game0
Dom Flemons Presents: Black Cowboys0
La Santa Muerte: A Folk Saint in Texas0
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A Cross-Boundary Dialogue in Need: Racial, Ethnic, or Folk Groups?0
Miracles of Love: French Fairy Tales by Women0
What the Children Said: Child Lore of South Louisiana0
Sacred Art: Catholic Saints and Candomblé Gods in Modern Brazil0
Kulu Mele’s Ogun & the People: Celebrating 50 Years (1969–2019)0
Global Tarantella: Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances0
Roger Welsch (1936–2022)0
Black Fox: A Life of Emilie Demant Hatt, Artist and Ethnographer0
Blood Brothers and Peace Pipes: Performing the Wild West in German Festivals0
One Grand Noise: Boxing Day in the Anglicized Caribbean World0
Gordon Rohlehr (1942–2023)0
Mick Moloney (1944–2022)0
“Urgencies” in the Field: Three Perspectives0
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Born in a Ballroom0
Because of the War0
Folklore 101: An Accessible Introduction to Folklore Studies0
Gender and Genre: Women's Performance Practices in Dersim0
Go-Go Drums, Murals, and Other Weapons in the War for Black Lives0
Religion and Myth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe0
Dreaming in Motion: Zoom Excerpts from Black Motion Pictures0
Folk Illusions: Children, Folklore, and Sciences of Perception0
Response Essays0
Dance Hall Days0
Collaborative Work in Museum Folklore and Heritage Studies: An Initiative of the American Folklore Society and Its Partners in China and the United States0
The Food We Eat, the Stories We Tell: Contemporary Appalachian Tables0
Women Writing Wonder: An Anthology of Subversive Nineteenth-Century British, French, and German Fairy Tales0
Digital Ottoman Studies0
Psychobilly: Subcultural Survival0
Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus!: Photographs from the Sacred Steel Community0
Roman Legends Brought to Life0
Made in Louisiana: The Story of the Acadian Accordion0
The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History0
Daughters of the Dust0
The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas’ev, Vol. I.The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas’ev, Vol. II.0
Legend Tripping: A Contemporary Legend Casebook0
Mapping Fairy-Tale Space: Pastiche and Metafiction in Borderless Tales0
Leonard Norman Primiano (1957–2021)0
Film and Video Review0
Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories: QAnon, 5G, the New World Order and Other Viral Ideas0
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Love, Power, and Gender in Seventeenth-Century French Fairy Tales0
I’m Afraid of That Water: A Collaborative Ethnography of a West Virginia Water Crisis0
Barre Toelken (1935–2018)0
Orality, Textuality, and the Homeric Epics: An Interdisciplinary Study of Oral Texts, Dictated Texts, and Wild Texts0
The Story of Myth0
Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart BiographyHorace Kephart: Writings0
Introduction to the Special Issue on African American Expressive Culture and Protest0
Electronic Media Review0
Collecting Music in the Aran Islands: A Century of History and Practice0
My Blackness0
Real Southern Barbecue: Constructing Authenticity in Southern Food Culture0
Plantation Courtship0
Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant0
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The Crosses of Huaquechula, Mexico: A Living Tradition0
A Curly-Headed Dreamer0
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The Paradox of Authenticity: Folklore Performance in Post-Communist Slovakia0
Vinyl Ventures: My Fifty Years at Rounder Records0
Departures: Irish Emigration and Supernatural Belief Narratives0
Music in the American Diasporic Wedding0
The Ballad and Its Pasts: Literary Histories and the Play of Memory0
Robert A. Georges (1933–2022)0
Prenuptial Rituals in Scotland: Blackening the Bride and Decorating the Hen0
Styling Blackness in Chile: Music and Dance in the African Diaspora0
Woke Cinderella: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations0
Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Preservation Foundation0
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Performing Tsarist Russia in New York: Music, Émigrés, and the American Imagination0
Mountain Witches: Yamauba0
“Aquí me pongo a cantar …”: El arte payadoresco de Argentina y Uruguay0
The Invisible Comes to Us0
Teaching Fairy Tales0
By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends0
Ira Stuart Jacknis (1952–2021)0
American Trickster: Trauma, Tradition, and Brer Rabbit0
Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People. Volume II0
Advancing Folkloristics0
Rediscovering the Brothers Grimm of China: Lin Lan0
The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev. Volume III0
Handbook for Folklore and Ethnomusicology Fieldwork0
Frank de Caro (1943–2020)0
The Shaman’s Wages: Trading in Ritual on Cheju Island0
Taproots of Tennessee: Historic Sites and Timeless Recipes0
Inviting Interruptions: Wonder Tales in the 21st Century0
The Color Purple0
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Black Lives Matter & Music: Protest, Intervention, Reflection0
Visions and Traditions: Knowledge Production and Tradition Archives0
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Losing Culture: Nostalgia, Heritage, and Our Accelerated Times0
Quinceañera Style: Social Belonging and Latinx Consumer Identities0
Public Performances: Studies in the Carnivalesque and Ritualesque0
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Stories Find You, Places Know: Yup’ik Narratives of a Sentient World0
Khonsay: Poem of Many Tongues0
Turner Family Stories: From Enslavement in Virginia to Freedom in VermontThe Most Costly Journey: Stories of Migrant Farmworkers in Vermont, Drawn by New England Cartoonists0
Vivian Williams (1938–2023) and Phil Williams (1936–2017)0
Grassroots Values and Local Cultural Heritage in China0
Kindred Spirits: One Animal Family0
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Henry Glassie: Field Work0
The Ballad of Shirley Collins0
Mountaineers Are Always Free: Heritage, Dissent, and a West Virginia Icon0
Contemporary Korean Shamanism: From Ritual to Digital0
A Sound History: Lawrence Gellert, Black Musical Protest, and White Denial0
Trickster, Comrade, Citizen: The Adventures of Aldar Köse in Kazakh Folktales and Mass Culture0
Square Dance Calling: An Old Art for a New Century0
Gender and Legend in Rural Iceland in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries0
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Revisiting Stories from the 1989 and 1990 Smithsonian Folklore Summer Institute for Community Scholars0
The Ubume Challenge: A Digital Environmental Humanities Project0
Bad Clowns0
A Cultural History of Fairy Tales0
Echoes of the Great Catastrophe: Re-sounding Anatolian Greekness in Diaspora0
Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna)0
Doing Research of/from/at Home: Fieldwork Research Ethics in Latinx Contexts0
Women, Food, and Diet in the Middle Ages: Balancing the Humours0
Subversion, Subservience, and Property in The Magic Bean and Iranian Fairy Tales Written in 1960–19800
Ballad Hunting with Max Hunter: Stories of an Ozark Folksong Collector0
Expressions of Sufi Culture in Tajikistan0
Keep Talking, Niugaa Yugaa0
Dinjii Vadzaih Dhidlit: The Man Who Became a Caribou: Gwich'in Stories and Conversations from Alaska and the Yukon0
The Dragon Daughter and Other Lin Lan Fairy Tales0
10 Lessons in Community Love0
Ocean Passages: Navigating Pacific Islander and Asian American Literatures0
Glastonbury Holy Thorn: Story of a Legend0
Snow Woman Yukionna: From Spirit of Snow to Icy Hot Female0
Spider Tales0
Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster0
These Words0
Dagara Verbal Art: An African Tradition0
Making Intangible Heritage: El Condor Pasa and Other Stories from UNESCO0
Faces of Tradition in Chinese Performing Arts0
Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery0
Liars, Damn Liars, and Storytellers: Essays on Traditional and Contemporary Storytelling0
Rebuilding an Enlightened World: Folklorizing America0
Inside Arabic Music: Arabic Maqam Performance and Theory in the 20th Century0
The Songs of Old Europe—Ancient Belarusian Folk Songs0
Unruly Audience: Folk Interventions in Popular Media0
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Folklore Research on Chinese Opera and Festival0
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La fiaba: Morfologia, antropologia e storia0
George Floyd & Anti-Racist Street Art0
Jewish Folktales from Morocco: Tales of Seha the Sage and Seha the Clown0
Unlearning: Rethinking Poetics, Pandemics, and the Politics of Knowledge0
Roger L. Janelli (1943–2021)0
Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans0
An Auto-Ethnography of Relational Knowledge Production0
Henri Pourrat and Le Trésor des Contes0
Swede Home Chicago: The Wallin's Svenska Records Story, 1923–270
Hybrid Ethnography: Online, Offline, and In Between0
In a Land of Venn Diagrams: Reflections on Anti-Fans and Counter Memes, Trolls and Anti-Legends0
Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic0
Janet L. Langlois (1946–2021)0
MeXicana Fashions: Politics, Self-Adornment, and Identity Construction0
Repairing Tradition: Vernacular Knowledge, Cognitive Spaces, and Economies of Work in an Agricultural Repair Shop0
Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman0
Horror Culture in the New Millennium: Digital Dissonance and Technohorror0
Staging Fairyland: Folklore, Children’s Entertainment, and Nineteenth-Century Pantomime0
Talking about the Weather: Common Sense, Common Sensing, Commonplaces0
Humor and Rumor in the Post-Soviet Authoritarian State0
Women, Art, and Hope in Black Lives Matter0
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Storytime in India: Wedding Songs, Victorian Tales, and the Ethnographic Experience0
Taxonomía of a Spicy Espécimen0
De Aquí y De Allá: Fluid, Boundless, and ExcessiveGénero0
Blues Narrative: Blues People, COVID-19, and Civil Unrest0
The Bungling Host: The Nature of Indigenous Oral Literature0
Paso a paso se va muy lejos: Traveling the Path with AFS0
Song King: Connecting People, Places, and Past in Contemporary China0
Ruins, Caves, Gods, and Incense Burners: Northern Lacandon Maya Myths and Rituals0
Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend0
Folklore Figures of French and Creole Louisiana0
The Broadside Ballad in Early Modern England: Moving Media, Tactical Publics0
Abidjan USA: Music, Dance, and Mobility in the Lives of Four Ivorian Immigrants0
James S. Griffith: Remembering “Big Jim” (1935–2021)0
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Manuel Heriberto Peña (1942–2019)0
Breaking Bread0
Alabama Quilts: Wilderness through World War II, 1682–19500
Shakespeare and the Folktale: An Anthology of Stories0
Esther Clinton (1971–2022)0
(Re)Making the Folk: Black Representation and the Folk in Early American Folklore Studies0
The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition0
Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space0
“You Gave Me a Song”: The Life and Music of Alice Gerrard0
The Fairest of Them All: Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and Daughters0
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John Michael Vlach (1948–2022)0
Santa Claus Worldwide: A History of St. Nicholas and Other Holiday Gift-Bringers0
The Sex Thieves: The Anthropology of a Rumor0
Irish Ethnologies0
Geschichte der Schweizer Volksmusik0
Dancing as One: The Greek Community of Tarpon Springs0
Isaac Jack Lévy (1928–2020)0
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Jan Rosenberg (1955–2023)0
Moon Witch, Spider King0
Exhibiting Indigenous: Honoring Native Textiles0
“Josip Tomec, Collector”: Class and Folklore Collection in Nineteenth-Century Croatia0
Being a Young Black Woman in Today’s Society …0
If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry: The Occupational Humor of White Wisconsin Prison Workers0
Roberta (Bobbi) Louise Singer (1941–2022)0
Borrowing from Our Foremothers: Reexamining the Women's Movement through Material Culture, 1848–20170
Literary Circles0
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Conspiratorial Thinking among Russian Speakers in Estonia: From COVID-19 to the War in Ukraine0
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Unlikely Angel: The Songs of Dolly Parton0
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The Witch in Flight0
Out of State0
Canti Popolari del Piemonte0
Different Drummers: Military Culture and Its Discontents0
Lover's Leap Legends: From Sappho of Lesbos to Wah-Wah-Tee of Waco0
Refinishing the Story: Transforming Stories of Life into Life Stories0
Aurelio Macedonio Espinosa's “Great(er) Spain”: The Snares of Querencia and the Pitfalls of Cultural Nationalism and Fundamentalist Hispanismo0
Home Made Sugar and a Puncheon Floor: Home Recordings by Howdy Forrester and John HartfordRisey Scruggs: Scruggs Reel0
Yo’ Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children’s Folklore and Play0
Searching for Woody Guthrie: A Personal Exploration of the Folk Singer, His Music, and His Politics0
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Gladys-Marie Fry's Night Riders in Black Folk History: Critical Race Theory and Black Folklore Practice0
The Proverbs of a Pandemic: The Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic Viewed through the Lens of Google Trends0
Strategic Skepticism: The Politics of Grassroots Participation in an Afro-Andean Nomination to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative List0
The Monster Theory Reader0
Contrapunteo 2: Embrace the Messiness0
Posthuman Folklore0
BargeBoom and Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal0
What Folklorists Do: Professional Possibilities in Folklore Studies0
Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative0
Redirecting Currents: Theoretical Wayfinding with Latinx Folkloristics and Women of Color Transnational Feminisms0
A Testament on the Challenges of Holding HANDS UP0
Materializing Difference: Consumer Culture, Politics, and Ethnicity among Romanian Roma0
Wild Songs, Sweet Songs: The Albanian Epic in the Collections of Milman Parry and Albert B. Lord0
Remembering the Reedys: Appalachian Music, Migration, & Memory [blog]0
Sámi Media and Indigenous Agency in the Arctic North0
Cloud of Witnesses0
Burt H. Feintuch (1949–2018)0
It Can Be This Way Always: Images from the Kerrville Folk Festival0