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BLOG: The Latin American Comics Archive Digital Collection by Felipe Gómez

Research Corner

After a brief hiatus, I am happy to return to publishing Research Corner. If you would like to continue having this resource, I need your help! I am in need of new drafts. If you have recently used an archive, library, or digital repository, or work at one, I would love to hear about it! Do you have advice about the research process in general?

CFP: Culture - bound Syndromes_Call_for specific_Chapters

UPDATE 30 September


Dear colleagues, 


We are seeking proposals for two chapters: 

1. Cultural illnesses from Latin America: Locura, Mal de pelea, Nervios, Susto in popular culture: cartoons, telenovelas, media, literature etc. Any other culture-bound syndromes from here would do. 

2. Voodoo death as a culture-bound syndrome in (African) popular culture(s): Nollywood, literature, media etc.

We have secured a contract offer with Routledge.