Folklorists in the South


Folklorists in the South 2017 at the Missippi Museum of ArtThe Folklorists in the South (FITS) Retreat is a gathering of academic, public sector, freelance, community scholars, and graduate student folklorists for a weekend of networking, discussions, panels, professional development opportunities, and field trips. The gathering includes updates from national partners, media presentations, panels, discussions, and field trips in addition to the opportunity to meet informally with peers.

SAVE THE DATE! The next Folklorists Retreat will take place at the Gray Center in Canton, Mississippi April 7-9, 2017. If you have any questions or would like more information about FITS, contact Teresa Hollingsworth.

Check out photos of Canton, MS below! Special thanks to Jennifer Jameson, MAC Folk & Traditional Arts Director, for the photos!