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Results for Folklore. 4 records matched your search request.

Areas of expertise: Chicana/o Studies, Dance, Folklore, Mexico

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Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin M.A. Latin American Studies, University of Texas, Austin B.A. History, Latin American Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

Donald L. Brenneis

Donald L. Brenneis

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Anthropology Department

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Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Sound, Folklore, Folk Music

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Donald Brenneis is a linguistic and social anthropologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  He studied anthropology as an undergraduate at Stanford and received his Ph.D. from Harvard. His work has focused on the social life of communicative practices—linguistic, musical, performative, and textual.  He worked in a South Asian diasporic community in Fiji over a 20-year period, examining the relationships among language, music, conflict, law, and politics—and cons... more »

Mary Kathleen  Foley

Mary Kathleen Foley

Professor, Artsbridge Director, Pavel Machotka Chair

Arts Division, Theater Arts Department, Porter College

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Kathy Foley



Areas of expertise: Theater, Asian Music, Asian Studies, Direction (Theater), Folklore, South Asian Studies, Gamelan, Popular Culture, Dance

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Kathy Foley is a professor of Theatre Arts  and editor of Asian Theatre Journal with expertise in Asian theatre, performance, masks, puppetry and object theatre. She curates exhibitions of Asian masks and puppets. Performs Sundanese Wayang Golek internationally and has taught at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok), Yonsei University (Seoul), University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur), and University of Hawai'i (Manoa), as well as UCSC. She serves on the board of UNIMA (Union International de la Mar... more »

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