CfP: Cultural Illnesses (Routledge)
We are seeking proposals for two chapters on:
- Voodoo death as a culture-bound syndrome in (African) popular culture(s): Nollywood, literature, media etc.
- 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.