Timothy Tangherlini

Professor
The Scandinavian Section and
Dept. of Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA
Box 951573, Los Angeles CA 90095
tango at humnet dot ucla dot edu

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1 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Ships, Fogs and Traveling Pairs: Plague Legend Migration in Scandinavia.” Journal of American Folklore 101 (1988): 176-206.

2 Timothy R. Tangherlini and So Yong Park. “The Ritual Landscape of Sunshine Village, Cheju-Do Island, at Lunar New Years.” Korea Journal 28 (1988): 21-36. Also published as, “New Years by the Sea.” Transactions of the Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch 63 (1988): 29-36. Condensed version of the above.

3 Timothy R.Tangherlini and So Yong Park. “The Comings and Goings of a Korean Grandfather: The Yongdung Kut Sequence of a Cheju Island Village.” Korean Studies 14 (1990): 84-97.

4 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Some Old Norse Hang-Ups: Ritual Aspects of Hávamál 134.” Mankind Quarterly 31 (1990): 87-108.

5 Timothy R.Tangherlini. “'It Happened Not Too Far From Here...': A Survey of Legend Theory and Characterization.” Western Folklore 49 (1990): 371-390.

6 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Downward Mobility: Structure of Individual Search in Marie Grubbe and Anna (jeg) Anna.” Danske Studier 25 (1991): 179-186.

7 Timothy R.Tangherlini. “International Folkloristics Update: Vietnam.” Newsletter of the American Folklore Society 21:5 (1992): 4-5.

8, in two parts: 8aand 8b Timothy R.Tangherlini. Interpreting Legend. Danish Storytellers and Their Repertoires. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1994.

9 Timothy R.Tangherlini. “Förställningar om maran i nordisk folktro.” Scandinavian Studies 66 (1994): 307-309.

10 Timothy R.Tangherlini. “The Ancient Egyptian 'Tale of Two Brothers'.” Mid-America Folklore 22 (1994) 54-55.

11 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “An Initiation Kut for a Korean Shaman.” Journal of American Folklore 107 (1994): 433-435.

12 Timothy R.Tangherlini. “Storytelling Games and the Game of Storytelling: Social Norms and Legend in Nineteenth Century Denmark.” The 1994 John M. Olin Working Paper Series in Law, Economics and Institutions (1995).

13 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Cinderella in Korea: Korean Oikotypes of AaTh510.” Fabula 35 (1995): 282-304.

14 John Lindow and Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Nordic Legends and the Question of Identity. Introduction.” Scandinavian Studies 67 (1995): 1-7.

15 Timothy R.Tangherlini. “From Trolls to Turks: Change and Continuity in Danish Legend Tradition.” Scandinavian Studies 67 (1995): 32-62.

16 John Lindow and Timothy R. Tangherlini, ed. Legend and Identity in Scandinavia. Scandinavian Studies 67 (1995).

17 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Uncertain Centers/Uncentered Selves: Postmodernism and the (re)Definition of Feminine in Anna (jeg) Anna and Baby.” Scandinavian Studies 67 (1995): 306-329.

18 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Korean Folk-tales. By James Riordan.” The Journal of Asian Studies 54 (1995): 856-858.

19 Timothy R.Tangherlini. “The Case of K'ongjwi: Folktale and Family in Korea.” In Folklore Interpreted. Essays in honor of Alan Dundes, edited by Regina Bendix and Rosemary Levy Zumwalt. Pp. 265-290. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1995.

20 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “The World Tree. Poems by Thorkild Bjørnvig.” Scandinavian Studies 68 (1996): 115-117

21 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Legend.” In American Folklore. An Encyclopedia, edited by Jan Harold Brunvand. Pp. 437-439. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996

22 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Korean Americans.” In American Folklore. An Encyclopedia, edited by Jan Harold Brunvand. Pp. 425-427. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996

23 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Prolonged Echoes: Old Norse myths in medieval Northern society. Volume 1. By Margaret Clunies Ross.” Scandinavian Studies 68 (1996): 510-513.

24 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Once Upon a Time: Approaches to Folktale Collections.” Mid-America Folklore 44 (1996): 86-92.

25 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “The Origins of Scandinavian Drama. By Terry Gunnell.” Journal of English and Germanic Philology 96 (1997): 298-300.

26 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Humor och kultur. Edited by Ulf Palmenfelt.” Humor 10 (1997): 515-517

27 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Camp Arirang. Produced by Diana S. Lee and Grace Yoon Kyung Lee.” Western Folklore 56 (1997): 99-101.

28 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Folklore Fights the Nazis. Humor in Occupied Norway. By Kathleen Stokker.” Western Folklore 56 (1997): 182-184.

29 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Marxist Approach.” In Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music, and Art. Edited by Thomas A. Green. Volume 2, Pp. 532-536. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1997.

30 Timothy R. Tangherlini. Talking Trauma. Paramedics and Their Stories. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1998.

31 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Barter and Games. Economics and the Supernatural in Danish Legendry.” Arv, Nordic Yearbook of Folklore 1998. 54 (1998): 41-62.

32 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Læsninger i dansk litteratur: fjerde bind, 1940-1970.” Scandinavian Studies 70 (1998), 286-7.

33 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Shamans, Students and the State: Politics and the Enactment of Culture in South Korea, 1987-1988.” In, Nationalism and the Construction of Korean Identity. Edited by Hyung-il Pai and Timothy R. Tangherlini. Pp. 126-147. Korea Research Monograph 26. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 1999.

34 Hyung-il Pai and Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Introduction.” In, Nationalism and the Construction of Korean Identity. Research Monograph 26. Edited by Hyung-il Pai and Timothy R. Tangherlini. Pp. 1-12. Korea Research Monograph 26. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 1999.

35 Hyung-il Pai and Timothy R. Tangherlini, ed. Nationalism and the Construction of Korean Identity. Edited by Hyung-il Pai and Timothy R. Tangherlini.. 1-12. Korea Research Monograph 26. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 1999.

36 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality and Modernity. By Laurel Kendall.” Acta Koreana 1 (1998): 175-178.

37 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Stories of Emergency Medical Responders.” In, Traditional Storytelling Today. An International Sourcebook. Edited by Margaret MacDonald. Pp. 428-433. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1999.

38 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “‘Who ya gonna call?’: Ministers and the Mediation of Ghostly Threat in Danish Legend Tradition.” Western Folklore 57 (1999), 153-78.

39 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Jeppe Aakjær.” In, Twentieth Century Danish Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography, volume 214. Marianne Stecher-Hansen, ed. Pp. 3-13. Columbia, S.C.: Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc., 1999.

40 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Heroes and Lies: Storytelling Tactics Among Paramedics.” Folklore 111 (2000): 43-66 .

41 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Det døde barn i hoppegyngen. Moderne danske vandrehistorier. By Robert Zola Christensen.” Arv 56 (2000), 207-8.

42 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “All the World’s Reward. Folktales told by Five Scandinavian Storytellers. Reimund Kvideland and Henning Sehmdsdorf (eds.).” Tradisjon 30 (2000), 37-9.

43 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Black Death.” In, Medieval Folklore. An Encyclopedia of Myths, Legends, Tales, Beliefs and Customs. Edited by Carl Lindahl, John McNamara and John Lindow. Pp. 100-103. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

44 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Eddic Poetry.” In, Medieval Folklore. An Encyclopedia of Myths, Legends, Tales, Beliefs and Customs. Edited by Carl Lindahl, John McNamara and John Lindow. Pp. 161-263. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

45 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Legend.” In, Medieval Folklore. An Encyclopedia of Myths, Legends, Tales, Beliefs and Customs. Edited by Carl Lindahl, John McNamara and John Lindow. Pp. 587-593. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

46 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 1999. “Remapping Koreatown: Folklore, Narrative and the Los Angeles Riots.” In, Built L.A. Folklore and Place in Los Angeles. Edited by Timothy R. Tangherlini. Special Issue. Western Folklore 58, 149-173.

47 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 1999. “Los Angeles Intersections (Folklore and the City).” In, Built L.A. Folklore and Place in Los Angeles. Edited by Timothy R. Tangherlini. Special Issue. Western Folklore 58, 99-106.

48 Timothy R. Tangherlini, ed. 1999. Built L.A. Folklore and Place in Los Angeles. Special Issue. Western Folklore 58.

49 Timothy R. Tangherlini, trans. 2001. “Shamanistic Myths of Cheju Island.” In Myths of Korea. Peter S. Lee, ed. Pp. 207-37. Seoul: Jimoon Publishing.

50 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2001. “Ghost in the Machine: Supernatural Threat and the State in Lars von Trier's Riget.” Scandinavian Studies 73, 1-24.

51 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2001. “Chisin Palpki, P’ungmul, Christian Surfers and ‘Slamming a ride’: Folklore and the Negotiation of Korean American Identity in Los Angeles.” Acta Koreana. 4, 95-114.

52 Tangherlini, Timothy. 2001. “Review of Rushing to Sunshine (Seoul Diaries), by Solrun Hoass (2001).” Korean Studies Review 2001, no. 11. Electronic file: http://www.iic.edu/thelist/review/ksr01-11.htm

53 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2001. “Exploring Urban and Ethnic Folklore: Strategies in Research and Pedagogy.” In, Pathways. Approaches to the Study and Teaching of Folklore. Anniki Kaivola/Bregenhøj and Ulrika Wolf-Knuts, ed. Pp. 27-46. NNF Publications 9. Turku: Åbo Akademi University.

54 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2001. “The Individual and Tradition: Folklore Methodology Today.” In, Pathways. Approaches to the Study and Teaching of Folklore. Anniki Kaivola/Bregenhøj and Ulrika Wolf-Knuts, ed. Pp. 9-16. NNF Publications 9. Turku: Åbo Akademi University.

55 Timothy R. Tangherlini. “Contemporary Legend and Linguistic Structure: Robert Zola Christensen and the “Vandrehistorie”” Copenhagen Folklore Notes. October, 2001. Pp. 1-8.

56 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2000. “‘How do you know she’s a witch?’: Witches, Cunning Folk and Competition in Denmark.” Western Folklore 59, 279-303.

57 Derek Collins, Stephen A. Mitchell, and Timothy R. Tangherlini, ed. 2000. “Witchcraft in Local and Global Perspectives.” Special Issue. Western Folklore 59(4).

58 Derek Collins, Stephen A. Mitchell, and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2000. “Introduction.” Western Folklore 59, 246-50.

59 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2001. “Et spring ind i et billede.” Scandinavian Studies 73: 231-233.

60 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2002. "Forestillinger om "Den Andre" Images of Otherness. Lene Ytrehus, ed." Cultural Analysis 3.

61 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2001. “Prinz als Wolf (AaTh 428).” Enzyklopädie des Märchens. New York and Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. Vol 10.3: 1324-1327.

62 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2002. “ ‘I det Hus kunde jeg ikke godt være tjent med at spise…’ Evald Tang Kristensen’s Attitudes Toward Poor Informants.” In, Gracenotes played for Michael Chesnutt on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Ed. Jonna Louis-Jensen and Ragnheiður Mósesdóttir. Pp. 73-76. Copenhagen: The Arnamagnæan Institute.

63 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2003. “ ‘And All Anyone Heard’: Crystallization in Paramedic Storytelling.” In, Dynamics of Tradition: Perspectives on Oral Poetry and Folk Belief. Ed. Lotte Tarkka. Pp. 343-358. Studia Fennica Folkloristica 13. Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society.

64 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2003. “‘Oral Tradition’ in a Technologically Advanced World.” Oral Tradition 18, 136-8.

65 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2004. “Performing through the Past: Ethnophilology and Oral Tradition.” In, Models of Performance in Oral Epic, Ballad and Song. Ed. Joseph F. Nagy. Western Folklore 62, 143-149.

66 Yi Ch’ǒngjun. 1976. Your Paradise. Translated by Jennifer M. Lee and Timothy R. Tangherlini. Los Angeles and Copenhagen: Green Integer Press, 2004.

67 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2005. “In Memoriam. Alan Dundes (1934-2005).” Folklore 116, 221-224.

68 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2005. “Bear Ferry,” “Emille Bell,” “The Propitious Grave Site Under the Sea,” “Auspicious Place for the Emperor,” “The Child General,” “Spinning Wheel General Ku,” “The Rock Where Rice Came Out,” and “Brother and Sister Stupas,” in Legends, in Oral Literature of Korea. Seo Daesook, compiler. Peter H. Lee, editor. Korean Studies Series No. 31. Paju, Korea: Jimoondang.

69 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2005. “Flemming Hemmersam, Folkloristik 2003: Fire Folkloristiske Essays [Folkloristics 2003: Four Folkloristic Essays].” Western Folklore 64, 111-113.

70 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2005. “The Folk-Stories of Iceland. By Einar Ólafur Sveinsson.” Western Folklore 64, 116-119.

71 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2005. “The Genre of Trolls. The Case of a Finland-Swedish Folk Belief Tradition. By Camilla Asplund Ingemark.” Ethnologia Scandinavica 35, 102-104.

72 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2006. “Hans Christian Andersen. The Misunderstood Storyteller. By Jack Zipes.” The Journal of Folklore Research, Online Reviews. Also, The Journal of Folklore Research 43, 75-77.

73 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2007. “Rhetoric, Truth and Performance: Politics and the Interpretation of Legend.” Indian Folklife. A Quarterly Newsletter from National Folklore Support Centre. Serial No. 25. January 2007. 8–12.

74 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2008. “Chosŏn Memories: Spectatorship, Ideology and the Korean Folk Village.” In, Timothy R. Tangherlini and Sallie Yea, ed. Sitings: Critical Approaches to Korean Geography. Hawai’i Studies on Korea. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. Pp. 61-82.

75 Timothy R. Tangherlini and Sallie Yea. 2008. “Constructed Places / Contested Spaces: Critical Geographies and Korea.” In, Timothy R. Tangherlini and Sallie Yea, ed. Sitings: Critical Approaches to Korean Geography. Hawai’i Studies on Korea. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.

76 Timothy R. Tangherlini and Sallie Yea, ed. 2008. Sitings: Critical Approaches to Korean Geography. Hawai’i Studies on Korea. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. Pp. 1-11.

77 Timothy R. Tangherlini, Todd Presner and Zoe Borovsky. 2008. Thick Viewing: Integrated Visualization Environments for Humanities Research on Complex Corpora. In Electronic Techtonics: Thinking at the Interface. Proceedings of the First International HASTAC Conference. Edited by Erin Ennis, et. al. Pp. 130-137. San Francisco: Lulu.

78 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2008. Masks and Mumming in the Nordic Region. Edited by Terry Gunnell. FF Network for the Folklore Fellows. June. 3 pages

79 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2008. “Pelle erobreren. Folklore, Ideology and Film.” In, The Nordic Storyteller. Edited by Susan Brantly and Thomas A. Dubois. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. 29 pages

80 Timothy R. Tangherlini 2008. “Where was I?”: Personal Experience Narrative, Crystallization and Some Thoughts on Tradition Memory. Cultural Analysis 7. 24 pages

81 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2008. “And the wagon came rolling in…”: Legends and the Politics of (Self-)Censorship in Nineteenth Century Denmark. The Journal of Folklore Research 45, 241-261.

82 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2009. “The Beggar, the Minister, the Farmer, his Wife and the Teacher: Legend and Legislative Reform in Nineteenth Century Denmark.” In, Legends and Landscape. Edited by Terry Gunnell. Reykjavik: University of Iceland Press. Pp. 171-195.

83 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2010. Evil People. A Comparative Study of Witch Hunts in Swabian Austria and the Electorate of Trier. By Johannes Dillinger. Journal of Folklore Research Reviews.

84 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2010. “Shrinking Culture: Lotte World and the Logic of Miniaturization.” In, Consuming Culture. Laurel Kendall, ed. Pp. 39-63. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.

85 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2010. Shamans, Nostalgias and the IMF. By Laurel Kendall. Journal of Korean Religions, vol 1.

86 Timothy R. Tangherlini and Ri-A Ch’oi, English Language Edition Editors. 2010. Encyclopedia of Korean Seasonal Customs. Seoul, Korea: National Folklore Museum.

87 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2010. “Will Work for Food. Legend and Poverty Legislation in Nineteenth Century Denmark.” Western Folklore 69, 65-83.

88 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2010. “Legendary Performances: Folklore, Repertoire and Mapping.” Ethnographia Europaea 40, 103-115.

89 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2010. Review of “The Scandinavian Magic Tale and Narrative Folklore: A Study in Genres, Themes and Sources. By Niels Ingwersen.” Scandinavian Studies 82, 465-469. 5 pages.

90 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2011. Review of “Lone Scherfig’s Italian for Beginners. By Mette Hjort.” Scandinavian Studies 83(3): 455-458.

91 James Abello, Peter Broadwell and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2012. “Computational Folkloristics.” Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery. 55(7): 60-70. 6000 words.

92 Merrill Kaplan and Timothy R. Tangherlini, eds. 2012. News from Other Worlds: Studies in Nordic Folklore, Mythology and Culture. Wildcat Canyon Advanced Seminars Occasional Monographs 1. Berkeley: North Pinehurst Press.

93 Merrill Kaplan and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2012. Introduction. In News from Other Worlds: Studies in Nordic Folklore, Mythology and Culture. Edited by Merrill Kaplan and Timothy R. Tangherlini. Pp. xv-xxvi. Wildcat Canyon Advanced Seminars Occasional Monographs 1. Berkeley: North Pinehurst Press.

94 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2012. Markets and the Märchen in Nineteenth Century Denmark. In News from Other Worlds: Studies in Nordic Folklore, Mythology and Culture. Edited by Merrill Kaplan and Timothy R. Tangherlini. Pp. 267-289. Wildcat Canyon Advanced Seminars Occasional Monographs 1. Berkeley: North Pinehurst Press.

95 Peter Broadwell and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2012. “TrollFinder: Geo-Semantic Exploration of a Very Large Corpus of Danish Folklore.” In Proceedings of LREC. Istanbul, Turkey.

96 Stephen Epstein and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2012. “Locating South Korea’s Generation X.” In, Generation X Goes Global. Edited by Christine Henseler. Pp. 185-186. London: Routledge.

97 Stephen Epstein and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2012. “Youth Culture in Motion? Korean Indie Goes Global.” In, Generation X Goes Global. Edited by Christine Henseler. Pp. 307-308. London: Routledge.

98 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2013. Danish Folktales, Legends and Other Stories. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

99 Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2013. “The Folklore Macroscope: Challenges for a Computational Folkloristics.” The 34th Archer Taylor Memorial Lecture. Western Folklore vol 72(1): 7-27.

100 Peter M. Broadwell and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2013. “aiSelections: Computational Techniques for Matching Faculty Research Profiles to Library Acquisitions.” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries.