1: Stories as Behaviors: Rethinking Homo Narrans
John Laudun, U of Louisiana, Lafayette
2: Cultural Encounters from Afar: Kindred Spirits of Resistance in the African American Vernacular Tradition and Macedonian Folk Narratives from the Ottoman Period
Irena Percinkova-Patton, U of Washington, Seattle
3: ‘Strange Plants’: Folklore, Abolitionism, and Emily Dickinson
Wendy Tronrud, Graduate Center, City U of New York
4: BookTube: Typical Reading Group or Emerging Folk Group?
Jennifer Dutch, York C, NE
James Deutsch, Smithsonian Inst.