The Folklore Of The Future? It’s Meme Culture

Memes are shaping culture, language, and politics. And the Library of Congress is archiving it all.
The Library of Congress’s American Folklife Center has archived ethnographies of Appalachian coal country, folk music from New Deal-era California, and lectures on the quinceañera in Latino communities in Texas. It also contains archives of Know Your Meme, image macros, and GIFs. And some Facebook emoji.Read Full Story

Memes are shaping culture, language, and politics. And the Library of Congress is archiving it all.
The Library of Congress’s American Folklife Center has archived ethnographies of Appalachian coal country, folk music from New Deal-era California, and lectures on the quinceañera in Latino communities in Texas. It also contains archives of Know Your Meme, image macros, and GIFs. And some Facebook emoji.Read Full Story

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