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Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405-7000)
Linda Degh (Project Director: September 1984 to present)

The Comparative Method in Folkloristics: The Kalevala and Beyond

To support a conference of American and Finnish scholars, who will examine the impact of Finnish theoretical contributions on the development of folklore as adiscipline, assess the relevance of the Finnish historic-comparative approach, and strive for a synthesis with the American cultural-anthropological approach.

Project fields:
Folklore and Folklife


Research Programs

Total amounts:
$10,000 (approved)
$10,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1985 – 6/30/1986