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Fife Folklore Honor Lecture


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Dr. Kay Turner Presents on The Plentitude of Ephemeral, or Fast, Cheap and Out of Control

In the age of the nano-second, folklore studies claim a perspective on the critical importance of the short-lived, as observed in numerous traditional forms such as memorial altars, henna-painted Yemen brides, and evaporative moments, such as the traces left by marginalized queer encounters or the reformulation in art of Mormon legend by local Provost artist Bryan Hutchison. 

Please join us!

When:October 3rd at 1:30pm
Where: Haight Alumni Center
Reception to follow

Dr. Kay Turner is a folklorist and artist working across disciplines including writing, music, performance, and folklore. She is an adjunct professor in Performance Studies at NYU, and past President of the American Folklore Society. Her books include Beautiful Necessity: The Art and Meaning of Women's Altars and Transgressive Tales: Queering the Grimms

This event is sponsored by the USU Folklore Program, Department of English, and the Fife Folklore Archives/USU Libraries