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PhD Scholarships -

Dear all,

There is an open-competition for fully-funded PhD scholarships at the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen on the following topics:

-Immigrant Ethnographies: Creative Expression and Performance of Everyday Life
-Acknowledging Language: Unconscious Bilingualism in the Heartland of Scots

Call for Essays: Food and Feasting in Post-1700 Outlaw Narratives

We are soliciting abstracts on a proposed collection on food and feasting in post-1700 outlaw narratives. While outlawry has its formal origins in the Middle Ages, the outlaw is a figure and trope present in many modern, post-1700 texts, especially American, Native American, African American, and Australian outlaw narratives.

REMINDER: Call for Papers: FOHN Symposium "Fragile Memories: Doing Oral History with Vulnerable Narrators"

Call for papers deadline: 16th May 2016


Call for papers

Sixth international Finnish Oral History Network symposium

Fragile Memories: Doing Oral History with Vulnerable Narrators
24–25 November 2016
Helsinki, Finland


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Book Proposals: Folklore in a Multicultural World

Proposals are invited from first-time book authors to participate in an author’s workshop at the 2016 conference of the American Folklore Society. Projects must be single-authored, nonfiction books based on folklore research. Edited volumes, photography collections with minimal text, and memoirs will not be considered. Up to six authors will be selected to participate in a full day of intensive activities devoted to critiquing and developing their individual projects.