Professional Appointments & Community Service

August 3rd, 2009 Posted in | No Comments »

VeStA, Publication Series, Advisory Board, 2021-

 American Folklore Society, Executive Board, 2019-2021; Chair, International Committee

 Archivio di Etnografia, Advisory Board, 2019-

 La ricerca folklorica, Advisory Board, 2012-

AIHA – American Italian Historical Association, Executive Council, 2010-2012

Delegato, Accademia Italiana della Cucina, Los Angeles Chapter, 2010-2012

Western States Folklore Society, Executive Vice President (2009-2010) link

Editorial Board, Newsletter of the AISO – Associazione Italiana Storia Orale (Italian Oral History Association): link

Convener, Mediterranean Studies Section, American Folklore Society, 2007- link

Editorial board (comité scientifique), Rabaska: Revue d’Ethnologie de l’Amérique Française (Ethnological Review of French America; Société québecoise d’ethnologie), 2005- 2016 link

Traditiones, Journal of the Instituti Ethnographiae et Instituti Ethnomusicologiae Slovenorum, Ljubljana, International Editorial Council, 2004- link

Editorial board, Western Folklore, 2003-

Advisory Board for Encyclopedia: Folk Heroes, ed. Graham Seal, 2001.

Associate of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001-present link

Elected to the Executive of the Société Internationale d’Ethnologie et Folklore (SIEF), in Budapest, April 2001 (term 2001-2005; second term to 2008). link

Founder/Director, Italian Oral History Institute, Los Angeles 2000-2007 (1994-2000, formerly It. Oral Hist. Project)

First Vice-President, Kommission für Volksdichtung (1995-2000); President (2000-2005) link

Convener, Italian Section, American Folklore Society (1988-1995)

Italian Hall Museum Advisory Board (El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument) 1994-1998 link

National Advisory Board, Center for the Study of Art and Culture, (Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles)

Editorial Board, Carte Italiane 198l-86 (Editor in chief 1985-86) link

Editorial Advisory Board, Italian Americana (journal of the Italian American Historical Association) (1990-) link

Editor of Newsletter, Italian Section, American Folklore Society (1988-1992)