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Folklore and Folklife Alum Dr. Ana Cara (Oberlin) stands with Folklore and Folklife Adjunct Faculty Member Dr.  David Azzolina during a free moment at March 2002's Voice/Over conference.  Cara and other program alumni returned to Penn during the Voice/Over conference to honor the work of Roger D. Abrahams.We Want To Hear From You!!

This year 2003 marks the 40th anniversary of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania. As part of that celebration, the faculty and staff seek to re-establish contact with all former students, wherever they may be today. If you graduated from the Folklore and Folklife Program at the University of Pennsylvania, please take some time to let us know where you are and what you are doing these days.

Alum Dr. Debra Shutika  (George Mason) also returned to Penn for the  Voice/Over conference in March 2002.  Here she poses for a photo with Folklore and Foklife grad. student  Guillermo de los Reyes-Heredia.In order to facillitate this communication, we have created an online form for you to fill out and send to our administrative staff. Please feel free to provide as much or as little of the information requested — only five of the form fields require an answer. Once the form is submitted, information you provide will not only help us track the career paths of our graduates, but also aid us in the compilation of a comprehensive alumni directory. Through the directory we will be able to keep you informed of significant Folklore and Folklife Program news and events in the future. Thank you in advance for your participation!

In order to access and submit the Alumni Information Form, please click the following link:

Alumni Information Form

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Join Folklore and Folklife's alumni and receive up-to-the-minute e-mails about Folklore and Folklife happenings at Penn and around the country! To join, send an e-mail message to Joyce Roselle at Make sure your message contains your full name, preferred e-mail address, degree awarded, and year of graduation. Your request will be acknowledged and processed as soon as possible. Please note: subscriptions to the alumni list are NOT automatic upon graduation or submission of the Alumni Information Form! If you wisht to be included on the listserv, you must send a specific request. We look forward to hearing from you!

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