Anna Lomax Wood Honored at 2022 AFS Meeting

October 26, 2022

From AFS tributeAnna Lomax Wood honored at the American Folklore Society annual meeting in Tulsa, Oklahome on Oct. 15, 2022, where the Mediterranean Section of AFS sponsored a Tribute to Anna Lomax Wood. Joseph Sciorra (John D. Calandra Italian American Institute) chaired the meeting, and Luisa Del Giudice, Lamont Pearly, Christine Zinni, and David Marker spoke about Anna's work as a scholar, a Mediterraneanist, a mentor, and inspiration for cultural equity. Stephen Winick (American Folklife Center), Naomi Hawes Bishop and John Bishop, and others contributed on open mic. Anna concluded with anecdotes from her fieldwork.

photo from AFS