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Call for Submission: [Deadline June 1st] Jonathan T. Yeh Award for Student Scholarship in Asian and Asian American Folklore

The deadline for the Jonathan T. Yeh Award for Student Scholarship in Asian and Asian American Folklore is June 1, 2016. Please submit your paper or encourage your students to submit their paper.

The award details can be found at http://www.afsnet.org/page/YehAward

The information about Transnational Asia/Pacific Section of American Folklore Society can be found at http://www.afsnet.org/page/TransnationalAsiaPac

This information is cross-posted on H-Asia.

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.

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