|The following are publications of the American Folklore Society:
Until 2008 the Society published a newsletter. Back issues of that newsletter will be posted to this site in the future.
- The Journal of American Folklore is a quarterly journal that has been published continuously since the Society's founding in 1888.
- Beginning in 2010, AFS began publishing the AFS Review, which presents a wide range of materials, including essays, notes, queries,
as well as all the materials once included in the AFS Newsletter (news,
reports, job postings, program listings, etc.).
- Also beginning in 2010, the Society and the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries are collaborating to produce Open Folklore, an open-access online
portal for folklore studies that makes a greater number and variety of
useful resources, both published and unpublished, available for the
field of folklore studies and the communities with which folklore
- The AFS has also developed the AFS Ethnographic Thesaurus, a searchable online vocabulary that can be used to improve access
to information about folklore, ethnomusicology, cultural anthropology, and related fields. The
Thesaurus was developed in cooperation with the American Folklife Center
of the Library of Congress and supported by a generous grant from the Scholarly Communications
Program of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- The AFS Annual Report of the Society's activities.
- "The Field of Folklore Studies and the American Folklore Society": a digital, informational flyer in pdf format to introduce students to the field and the Society.
- Click here for information about AFS Section publications.