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CFP: Folklore Forum

Tuesday, July 28, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kinsey Brooke

Trickster Press, housed at the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, invites submissions from interested folks at any stage of their academic careers for the upcoming edition of Folklore Forum. This is an online, interdisciplinary, and graduate student-run open-access journal dedicated, but not limited, to the disciplines of folklore and ethnomusicology.

Trickster welcomes your submissions to Folklore Forum at by August 15, 2020 for anticipated publication in Fall 2020. Please email to subscribe to or access previous volumes of Folklore Forum. You can also follow Trickster on Facebook (@tricksterpress) or visit their website ( for previous issues, submission guidelines, and a list of available books for review.

The editor is currently interested in the following:

  • Articles: 5,000–10,000 words plus abstract (125-word minimum);
  • Open Forum: 3,000 word maximum: Thought pieces about contemporary concerns, current events, field experiences, responses to articles;
  • Biographical Features: Transcribed interviews, biographies about a specific folklorist or ethnomusicologist (autoethnographies included);
  • Collectanea: Narratives, music, recordings, or other field collections with introductory commentary;
  • Reviews: 2,000 words maximum: Please consult their website for available books to review. Exhibitions, CDs, performances, festivals, films, etc. also eligible to review;
  • Bibliographies: For special topics, more than ten sources with foreword. For general topics, more than 30 sources with foreword;
  • Translations: Please contact us if you are interested in translating a text into English;
  • Short films: 30 minute maximum: Must be in cross platform compatible formats such as .mp4, .avi, .flv, and .wmv;
  • Podcasts: Must be in mono channel and .wav format of 128kbps bitrates or more, with the script of the podcast included;
  • Photography and digital art: Must be in JPEG format, 600 dpi, 1280x720 or more, with a short write-up of 125 words or less explaining the submission.

Textual submissions must adhere to the following format standards:

  • Times New Roman, 12 pt. font;
  • Double spaced, one-inch margins;
  • Citations in Chicago Manual of Style format (17th ed., author-date);
  • Email subject line: “Folklore Forum Submission: Your Name”;
  • More details can be found at Folklore Forum.

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