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Twenty Years of the Department of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania: A Dissertation Profile 1962-1982
This matter-of-fact letter from the then-President of the University of Pennsylvania opened a new era in folklore studies. With it the University of Pennsylvania inaugurated the second doctoral program in folklore in the country, delivering Indiana University from its pioneering isolation, and stimulating other folklorists to increase their efforts in that direction in their own universities.
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Ben-Amos, D. (1983). Foreword. In Samuelson, S. (Ed.), Twenty Years of the Department of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania: A Dissertation Profile 1962-1982, (pp.5). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania.
Date Posted: 22 September 2017