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us: Foley, John Miles

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    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        Northampton (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        Columbia (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Colgate University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Emory University
        • Affiliation Start: 1974
        • Affiliation End: 1979
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Missouri--Columbia. College of Arts and Science
        • Affiliation Start: 1979
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Missouri--Columbia. Center for Studies in Oral Tradition
        • Affiliation Start: 1985
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Oral tradition
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) College teachers
      • Sources

        • found: Oral traditional literature, 1981 (a.e.) t.p. (John Miles Foley)
        • found: His The oral theory of composition, c1988: CIP t.p. (John Miles Foley) data sheet (b. 1/22/47)
        • found: Wikipedia WWW site, May 10, 2012 (John Miles Foley; b. Jan. 22, 1947, Northampton, Mass.; d. May 3, 2012; scholar of comparative oral tradition, medieval and Old English literature (particularly Beowulf), ancient Greek (especially Homer) and Serbian epic; founder of the academic journal Oral tradition and the Center for Studies in Oral Tradition at the University of Missouri, where he was Curators' Professor of Classical Studies and English and W. H. Byler Endowed Chair in the Humanities)
        • found: Department of Classical Studies, University of Missouri. Faculty, viewed July 14, 2014: In Memory (Professor John Miles Foley ; died on May 3, 2012) {}
        • found: John Miles Foley website, viewed July 14, 2014: Curriculum Vitae (Ph.D., English and Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts/Amherst ; A.B., Physics, Math, and Chemistry, Colgate University ; Director, Center for eResearch, 2006- ; Director, Center for Studies in Oral Tradition, 1985- ; Associate Prof. of English, U. of Missouri/Col., 1979-83 ; Assistant Prof. of English, Emory University, 1974-79 ; Languages: French, South Slavic (read, write, speak)).
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        • 1981-12-21: new
        • 2014-07-16: revised
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