CfP: Cultural Illnesses (Routledge)

We are seeking proposals for two chapters on:
  1. Voodoo death as a culture-bound syndrome in (African) popular culture(s): Nollywood, literature, media etc. 
  2. Cultural illnesses from Latin America: Locura, Mal de pelea, Nervios, Susto in popular culture: cartoons, telenovelas, media, films, literature etc. Any other cultural illnesses will do as well. 
We have secured a contract offer with Routledge. 

Please send your abstract proposal (400 words) + a short bio (200 words) to the editor at Irina Pelea. 

In case of any queries prior to your submission, please contact the editor. The call will remain open until a suitable contribution is received.