Deadline extended: Coreopsis Journal Call for Papers Spring 2023: Myths that Kill: Lies, Damn Lies, and Urban Myth

Lezlie Kinyon, Ph.D. 's picture
Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 13, 2022 to January 31, 2023
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Race / Ethnic Studies, Sexuality Studies, Popular Culture Studies

Extended Deadline: December 23, 2022Full Papers Only. Coreopsis Journal Call for Papers Spring 2023: Myths that Kill: Lies, Damn Lies, and Urban Myth

Announcement published by Lezlie Kinyon, Ph.D. on Monday, January 31, 2022

Full papers: December 23, 2022

Publication date: February 29, 2023

Urban myth, internet rumors, social media memes, deliberate falsification of information in the media: these all have real world impact. These past several years we have witnessed how a rumor or a myth that contains false information can spread and do serious harm to communities and individuals; how some are deliberately spread by political parties and how others seem to come from nowhere and take on a life of their own. From the insurrection of 1/6/21 to Youtube pseudoscience concerning AIDS, COVID-19, Ebola, and cancer, to religious fakery, theocratic power mongering, and campaigns of oppression and genocide against those who are perceived as different and “the other”. This issue will be devoted to how these myths spread and how they harm people, places, other living creatures, communities, and democracy itself.

How do reasonable people and organizations confront and counter these myths? How does a society, a community, or a country?

Topics to consider:

  • Countering “viral” rumors and memes
  • The role of AI and social media news feeds in spreading myth
  • Case histories 
  • Oral stories and traditions that caused harm pre- and post internet
  • The myth of the savior-hero and the “great man” in political movements and religious cults.

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This journal accepts papers from many disciplines and is welcoming of all faiths and philosophies. We publish 3-5 papers per issue that have been peer-reviewed according to academic standards. Final submissions should be 3000 to 10,000 words. If you have a finished paper ready for submission, send it directly to coreopsisjournalofmyththeatre@gmail.com.
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For all submissions: https://societyforritualarts.com/coreopsis/submissions

Submit full papers and editorials  to "editors" at coreopsisjournalofmyththeatre@gmail.com

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To contact the editors and to submit your work, please write to: coreopsisjournalofmyththeatre@gmail.com
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