Folklorica 24, Special Issue on Pandemic Folklore

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Journal
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Modern European History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Folklorica XXIV Special Issue “Vernacular Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic”

 

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

The latest issue of Folklorica, the journal of the Slavic, East European and Eurasian Folklore Association, has been released and is available at: https://journals.ku.edu/folklorica

 

Folklorica XXIV is a special thematic issue dedicated to emergent vernacular responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in various sites in Eastern Europe. The issue features the following articles and reports:

 

Articles

 

An Urban Project in Rural Crisis: Responding to Coronavirus in Bulgarian Villages

Sarah Craycraft

 

Pandemic, but Make It Fashion: Ukrainian Embroidered PPE in the Time of COVID-19

Katya Chomitzky

 

COVID-19 Narratives in a Carpatho-Rusyn Village in Transcarpathian Ukraine

Elena Boudovskaia

 

We Heralds at the Bells: Messages of Hope from West Balkan Bards During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dorian Jurić

 

We Return of the Legend: Anatoly Kashpirovsky’s Treatment of COVID-19

Iryna Voloshyna

 

Folklore and Conspiracy Weories of a COVID Dissenter: We Life and Sermons of Father Sergii (Romanov)

J. Eugene Clay

 

Reports

 

The Encyclopedia of Coronavirus Rumors and Fakes: A Report

Natalie Kononenko

 

 

Folklorica accepts articles, surveys, reviews, and field reports from scholars in any relevant field dealing with the folklore/folklife of Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia. For information on submitting to Folklorica, visit https://journals.ku.edu/folklorica/about/submissions

 

For information on SEEFA membership to support our student paper prizes, please visit http://www.seefa.org/

 

 

            Warm regards,

 

Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby, Editor, and Dorian Jurić, Guest Co-Editor

Contact Info: 
Dr. Dorian Jurić
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow,
School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, University of Ottawa
Harry Frank Guggenheim Distinguished Scholar
Vice President, Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Folklore Association
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