Folklore and Popular Culture Conference

Country: USA

City: San Diego

Abstr. due: 01.10.2016

Dates: 12.04.17 — 15.04.17

Area Of Sciences: Arts; Cultural science;

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Organizers: Popular Culture Association&American Culture Association


We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers.  Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session.  Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes.  As always, proposals addressing any topic concerning folklore studies are welcome; the list below is merely suggestive:

    Folklore in Popular Culture/Folklore as Popular Culture
    Influence of folklore on other forms of culture (literature, film, music, etc.)
    Folklore and Religion
    The difference between oral and literary sources of tradition
    Women in Folklore
    Folklore and children
    Uses of folklore
    Folklore and the Digital Age
    Folklore and Epic
    Illustrators/Illustration of folklore
    Folklore and memory/memory studies
    Symbolism in folklore
    The relationship between folklore and literary history


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