Hilary Joy Virtanen
Finnish North American Literature Association

Publications

“Café Wisconsin Cookbook” [book review].  Journal of Midwestern Folklore.  In press.

“Literary Performance of Folkloric Knowledge: The Works of Bernhard Hillila and Jingo
Vachon.”  Journal of Finnish Studies.  
11(2) Dec. 2007.

“Take the Power Back: Tradition, Cultural Memory and Heikki Lunta.”  Journal of
Finnish Studies 11(1).

“In the Footsteps of the Song Collector: Research on Alan Lomax’s Upper Michigan
Recordings.”  The Finnish-American Reporter.  November 2007.

“The Rowan Tree.  Marjorie Edgar: Girl Scout Pioneer and Folklorist.”  [book review]  
in the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures Newsletter.  Fall 2007.  
Accessible online at http://csumc.wisc.edu/newsletter/Fall07/Rowan_tree.htm

“The Folklore of le Détroit/ Le Folklore du Détroit” [online exhibition review] in Museum
Anthropology Review.  Accessible online at www.museumanthropology.net

“Dress to Recall the Past” in Finlandia Weekly.  July 22, 2006.

“Thoughts, Things and Theories…What is Culture?”  [exhibition review] in Museum
Anthropology 29(1).  

“In Search of the Last Runesinger,” in The Finnish-American Reporter, February 2006.

“The Kalevala and the World’s Traditional Epics” [Book Note] in The Journal of
Folklore Research: An International Journal of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Winter
2005, available online at         www.indiana.edu/~jofr

“Elderhostel Oral History Workshop Explores Story of Detroit Migration” in The Finnish-
American Reporter, September 2004.

“Time-Honored New-Fangledness: The Invented Tradition of St. Urho” in The Finnish
American Reporter, March 2004.

“Finnish Fashion: 35 Years of Annikki Karvinen” in The Finnish American Reporter,
January 2004.

“Save Our Suomalaiset: Ways to Pass Culture on to Future Generations” in The Finnish
American Reporter, August 2003.

“Finnish Studies in the United States and Canada” in The Finnish American Reporter,
March 2003.

“Spoken Stories Written Down” in The Finnish American Reporter, February 2003.

“United States 500, Lakota Nation 1” submitted for Michigan State University Office of
Affirmative Action’s Students Making a Difference Through Artistic Expression
Competition, April 10, 2003.  Honorable Mention Award.