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October 29, 2002 — CFE Event Featured in Daily Pennsylvanian

Bringing children together in Israel: A program seeks to unite Palestinian and Israeli children by Taimur Khan

In the recent past, images of Israelis being killed in suicide bombings and rock-throwing Palestinian children being shot have led many to believe that there is no solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. More...

Fall 2001The Center for Folklore and Ethnography Names Dr. Mary Hufford as New Director

Center for Folklore and Ethnography Director, Dr. Mary T. HuffordMary Hufford joins the University of Pennsylvania as Director of the Center for Folklore and Ethnography. She has published widely on folklore, cultural policy and ecological crisis, including an edited volume, Conserving Culture: A New Discourse on Heritage. Her regional studies in central Appalachia and in southern New Jersey (Chaseworld: Foxhunting and Storytelling in New Jersey's Pine Barrens) reflect her broader interest in discourses on nature, environment, and the body, and the production of social imaginaries. Mary has taught Folklore and History, Public Culture, Appalachian Folklore and the Politics of Culture, and Environmental Imaginaries, and looks forward to offering a variety of courses, including Bodylore, Narrative, Ways of Speaking, and Fieldwork Theory/Practicum. This Spring, Mary will offer two graduate seminars, Topics in Folklore: Bodylore and Critical Regionalism. Her office is located in Logan Hall, room 313.

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