RNSHS Public Lecture – Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Folklore – Is it relevant in the 21st century?

Clary Croft

Phyllis R Blakeley Memorial Lecture

 Once known as the study of Popular Antiquities, then Folklore and, now, Intangible Cultural Heritage, the collection and analysis of oral and material culture is often seen as quaint and irrelevant in today’s society. Nothing could be further from the truth. Folklore researcher, Clary Croft, whose mentor was Dr. Helen Creighton, will explore the traditional aspects of Nova Scotia folklore and discuss his impressions of this field today.

Click here for a bio of Clary Croft.

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