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The Texas Folklore Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and
sharing the folklore of Texas and the Southwest.
Program Chair Carol Hanson has issued a
call for papers for the 2013 meeting in Corpus
Christi. Members who wish to present a paper at the
meeting see details....more
TFS has a new Facebook
presence. Many members and friends have visited our Facebook
page and posted pictures from the meeting. "Like" us on Facebook.
Annual Meeting of the Texas Folklore Society was held in Odessa,
Texas, on April 5-7. Vice-President and Program Chair
Linda Wolff and her selected presenters gave us a program of excellent papers,
many of which were enhanced with visual presentations. Thanks to
Linda and Local Arrangers Sarana and Cynthia Savage, the meeting was
a great success.
The TFS publication for 2011
Horn, Fish, and Fowl: Texas Hunting and Fishing Lore,
is now available.
62 PTFS Titles have now been
digitized and put online for open access.
In an agreement between UNT Press
and the TFS, the first 58 of the Publications of the Texas
Folklore Society (through 2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey)
and 4 Extra Books are now online for free access by the
public. Full content and pictures are available for reading on the
Portal to Texas History....more
The song "Beautiful Texas" is traditionally sung at the close of
each meeting. ...more
Correr del paisano translates as "messenger of his countrymen." To read more about the roadrunner,
the society's adopted emblem,