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CFP: The Journal of Festive Studies

The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published on H-Celebration, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018.

The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and civic commemorations.

Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Anthropology

New Books in Anthropology (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/anthropology/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on anthropology. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of anthropologists to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

Conference: Folklore and Old Norse Mythology, 27.–28. November 2017, Helsinki, Finland.

We are pleased to announce that the international conference Folklore and Old Norse Mythology will be held 27th–28th November 2017 in Helsinki, Finland. This is the twelfth annual ‘Aarhus Mythology Conference’, as it has become commonly known.

Call for Submissions – Deadline October 7, 2017 Elli Köngäs-Maranda Prize

Dear Colleagues:

The Women’s Section of the American Folklore Society is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting submissions for the 2017 Elli Köngäs-Maranda Student Prize. The EKM Student Prize is awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student paper, up to thirty (30) pages in length, in Folklore, Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, or related disciplines that consider women’s traditional, vernacular or local culture and/or feminist theory and folklore. The deadline for submissions for the Student Prize is October 7, 2017.