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CALL FOR PAPERS: 



Western Folklore, the academic journal of the California Folklore Society,
is soliciting submissions for a special issue of the journal that will focus
on the relationship between Film and Folklore.  Submissions on the following
or related topics are particularly welcome:

 

*       Folklore representation in film and television; including myth,
Märchen, legend, folksong and ballad, belief and custom, etc.
*       Film and television texts as folkloristic forms; including issues of
variant texts, dissemination of beliefs/narratives, film/television as
storytelling, etc.
*       Audience ethnographies/fan studies
*       Ethnographic (documentary) films
*       Children’s media and its relationship to folklore

 

 

Deadline for 200-word abstracts is January 30, 2005 and completed papers
(5000 – 6000 words) submitted by May 1, 2005. Please send attachments in
Microsoft Word to Mikel J. Koven, Special Editor,  <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
[log in to unmask], or Sabina Magliocco, Editor
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> <[log in to unmask]>, or hard copy
to:  Sabina Magliocco, Editor, Western Folklore; Department of Anthropology,
California State University – Northridge; 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA
91330-8244.

 

Submissions should conform to the Social Sciences format, Chicago Manual of
Style, 15th Edition.



 

Dr. Mikel J. Koven

Lecturer, Dept of Theatre, Film and Television Studies

University of Wales, Aberystwyth

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http://users.aber.ac.uk/mik

 

 


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