Folklorist Hannah Davis will present a talk on upstate New York traditional foods, the first in a series of lectures called the Catskills Folk Lyceum offered by Catskills Folk Connection. Her talk complements CFC’s new project on Catskills foodways, begun this year.
Hannah Davis serves as the New York Folklore Society’s. Upstate New York Regional Representative for Folk Arts. A native of Noblesville, Indiana, Hannah holds a BA in Folklore and Ethnomusicology from Indiana University and an MA in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky. As the Upstate Regional Representative, Hannah is carrying out field research on traditional music, dance, material culture, occupational traditions, narrative, occupational folklife, and other customary practices to identify traditions and folk artists. Her service area includes the southwestern counties of New York State and, and a large portion of central New York.