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Ethnography's Embodiment

A visit with Elaine Lawless, Professor of English, Folklore Studies

By Darcy Holtgrave
Published: - Topics: gender studies religious studies domestic violence folklore ethnography

A Chance Meeting with Pentecostal Women

Topics: folklore pentecostal

When Dr. Lawless was a PhD student at Indiana University, she met the Pentecostal women whose invitation to worship with them became the foundation for scholarship and friendship. One result of her work was the film Joy Unspeakable, which she worked on with folklorist Betsy Peterson.