Tuesday, 28 December
159. By Word of Mouth: Slavic Oral Traditions
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Congress B, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Slavic and East European Literatures
Presiding: John Miles Foley, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
1. “The Milman Parry Collection of South Slavic Oral Tradition at Harvard,” David Elmer, Harvard Univ.
2. “Song Performance among Balkan Romani Musicians,” Margaret Hiebert Beissinger, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
3. “Traditional Variation and Persistence in the Oral Songs of Kate Murat,” Aaron Tate, Cornell Univ.