Hello ARSC colleagues,

Please excuse cross-postings.

The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress invites applications for three competitive awards in 2022. The awards support ethnographic fieldwork with occupational groups; work with ethnographic collection materials at the Library of Congress; and activities directly involving folk artists, such as apprenticeships, recording projects, or performances.

              Archie Green Fellowships<>
                             Supports new, original, independent field research into the culture and traditions
                             of contemporary American workers and/or occupational groups.
              The Gerald E. and Corinne L. Parsons Fund Award<>
                             To make the collections of primary ethnographic materials housed anywhere at the
                             Library of Congress available for the needs and uses of those in the private sector.
              The Henry Reed Fund Award<>
                             Supports activities directly involving folk artists.

The deadline for proposals is March 7, 2022. Information about the application and procedures is at the links above.


Maya Lerman
Library of Congress
American Folklife Center