This two-day virtual workshop aims to bring awareness and advance the public’s understanding of folklore and cultural traditions as an important part of humanities. This event features nationally and internationally acclaimed scholars and artists, such as African American music specialist Dr. Portia K. Maultsby, Woodrow Wilson International Fellow Dr. Emily Wilcox, Florida Folk Heritage Awardee David Peñaflor and Marilia Carrasquillo, Timucua Arts Foundation artist Surabhi Adesh and Sons, International Committee of Museums of Ethnography Past President Dr. Annette B. Fromm, and Contemporary Mexican Indigenous Poetry Specialist Dr. Osiris Aníbal Gómez. Most importantly, this event also provides UCF students and the general public opportunities to share their research and cultural experiences through themed sessions.
The workshops will be held online via Webinars with Zoom sessions on the following dates:
• Day 1 - Friday, February 18, 2022 (10:30 am to 3:30 pm; 2 sessions)
• Day 2 - Saturday, February 19, 2022 (10:00 am to 4:30 pm; 4 sessions)
Please visit the event page for a copy of the complete program with details: https://cah.ucf.edu/understanding-folk-traditions/
Thank you to the following organizations for their support on this event:
Florida Folklife Council
Florida Folklore Society
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the Florida Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.