Welcome to WSFS
You have reached the Web site of the Western States Folklore Society (formerly California Folklore Society). Click on the buttons in the navigation panel at the left to explore our site:
- About WSFS describes the organization
- Membership tells you how to join the Society
- Publications describes our journal, Western Folklore, and how to submit articles and reviews for publication
- Meetings contains information about our Annual Meetings in April
- Contact Us provides email and surface mail addresses
Oral Tradition moves to Harvard
Oral Tradition, a peer-reviewed, open access journal focusing on the world’s oral traditions and related forms from antiquity to the present day, has moved to a new home at Harvard. The journal reaches more than 20,000 readers per year in over 200 countries, and its electronic format facilitates both multimedia presentation of texts and access to more than 30 years of back issues.
The editors welcome article submissions on a variety of topics pertaining to oral traditions broadly understood, from researchers working in fields such as comparative literature, folklore, ethnomusicology, anthropology, and allied disciplines. Their website will be up and running soon, but current and past issues are available for view at www.journal.oraltradition.org.
Inquiries may be directed to the Co-Editors, David F. Elmer (email@example.com) and John Zemke (ZemkeJ@missouri.edu), or to the Managing Editor, Panayotis League (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Western Folklore, Vol. 78, No. 1 mailed to membership
Volume 78, Number 1 (Winter, 2019), the most recent issue of Western Folklore, was mailed on December 19, 2018; please allow three weeks for delivery (foreign mail may take up to two months).