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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.

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