John Miles Foley
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Curators' Professor and William H. Byler Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, University of Missouri

John Miles Foley is also director of The Center for eResearch and The Center for Studies in Oral Tradition, as well as editor of the journal Oral Tradition. His specialty is comparative oral traditions, in particular ancient Greek, medieval English, and South Slavic. Foley recently completed essays for the Cambridge Companion to Homer, a Festschrift in Germany, a collection of essays in South Africa, and Unlocking the Wordhoard, a volume to be published by the University of Toronto Press.


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as author at  MIT World Series: Media in Transition 6: Stone and Papyrus, Storage and Transmission,
together with: Peter Walsh (moderator), Lisa Gitelman, Rick Prelinger, Ann Wolpert,