Jan 24, 2019
In this episode, Holly Everett
discusses her research on roadside memorials, grave markers,
memorial assemblages, and culinary tourism as well as the 50th
anniversary of Memorial University's Department of Folklore, and
the upcoming Folklore Studies Association of Canada conference. Dr.
Holly Everett is an Associate Professor in the Department of
Folklore at Memorial University, cross-listed with the School of
Music’s Ethnomusicology program. She is the author of Roadside
Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture (2002), as well as
articles in Contemporary Legend, Cuizine, Ethnologies, Folklore,
the Folklore Historian, the Journal of American Folklore,
MusiCultures, and Popular Music and Society. Holly is also the
current Head of the Department of Folklore at Memorial and the
President of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada.