Journal of Folklore Research journal cover, published by Indiana University Press

Journal Information

  • Keywords: Animals, Cultural History, Cultural Identity, Cultural Studies, Folk Culture, Folklore Studies, Folktales, Material Culture, Narratives, Rituals


The Journal of Folklore Research, provides an international forum for current theory and research among scholars of traditional cultures. Each issue includes articles of theoretical interest to folklore and ethnomusicology as international disciplines, as well as essays that address the fieldwork experience and the intellectual history of folklore. Contributors include scholars and professionals in such additional fields as anthropology, area studies, communication, cultural studies, history, linguistics, literature, performance studies, religion, and semiotics.