2015 RECIPIENT OF THE LINDA DÉGH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

DR. PAUL SMITH

CAREER

  • Professor, Department of Folklore, Memorial University at Newfoundland, 1990-present
  • Assistant Director, Centre for English Cultural Tradition and Language, University of Sheffield, 1987-1997
  • Associate Director, National Centre for English Cultural Tradition, University of Sheffield, 1997-2010
  • Organizer of the first Perspectives on Contemporary Legend International Conference at the Centre for English Cultural Tradition, University of Sheffield, 1982; subsequent annual conferences through 1992; and later conferences in 1999 (Dublin) and 2008 (St. John’s, Newfoundland)
  • Editor of the proceedings of the first conference at Sheffield, 1984, and co-editor of five volumes of the Perspectives on Contemporary Legend series for Sheffield Academic Press, 1987-1990
  • Founder and first editor of FOAFTale News, 1985-1988
  • Editor of Contemporary Legend: The Journal of ISCLR, 1989-1999
  • President, International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, 1988-1995
  • Vice-President, International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, 1995-2009
  • Acting President, International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, 1999-2000
  • Treasurer, International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, 2008-present

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