PRELIMINARY PROGRAM – National Folklore Conference 2014
The National Folklore Conference will again take place this year on April 17 at the National Library of Australia. Jointly organized by the Australian Folklore Network, the National Library of Australia and the National Folk festival, this popular day is now in its 9th year.
Julie and Dave Gittus
Captain Cook’s Country Dance
Table, stage and bar: Three platforms for contemporary oral storytelling
Sharing the harvest – Preserving and disseminating folklore through performance, publication and multimedia
David De Santi
Not ALL about revelling – the not-so fun side of the National Folk Festival
Losing our folk heritage – another lost story!
Beware the written word
‘We were on the Cornwallis’: Tracing the Provenance of a Folk Tune
‘Click go the Shears’ and the 1891 shearer’s strike
View the full program here
Registrations are now open. Please contact Graham Seal at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is essential for catering purposes and also to ensure that you have a seat.
The conference will again include a lunchtime concert organised by Rob and Olya Willis.
This year’s guests will be: The Provost Brothers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQQY7GJP5DA) Bookings Preferred: Book Now