Sustainable Culture: Folklore as a Response to Crisis
Folklore Forum is seeking submissions for its upcoming special issue on folklore, sustainability and crisis. We are interested in cultural manifestations of creativity that respond to rapid social and political change.
Folklore Forum invites submissions that consider, but are not limited to, the following themes and issues:
• What are the roles/responsibilities of folklorists related to issues of social justice?
• How does folklore become a response to economic, political, and social turmoil? How are these responses embodied?
• How do people talk about and represent social justice?
• How do communities react to and live alongside environmental degradation and crisis?
• How do local communities confront/interact with multinational entities?
• How do people continue to support tradition in the wake of global change?
• What is the intersection between conflict and performance?
• What is the impact of disruption in/to performative communities?
• How do concepts of sustainability change?
Deadline for submissions is 30 September 2012
Folklore Forum also has a standing open call for articles presenting research and analysis in the fields of folklore, ethnomusicology, and related disciplines. >