Thursday, August 5, 2010

CFP: Book on American Festivals (9/1/10)

Articles Wanted for Book on American Festivals
Publication Date: 2010-09-01 (in 27 days)
Date Submitted: 2010-07-16
Announcement ID: 177558
Festivals and Faires:
American Culture, Sub-Culture, and Counter-Culture

This book under contract with Mellen Press, which began with papers from the Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association Annual Joint Conference, seeks to explore the cultural aspects of festivals and fairs in the United States or the reaction in America to foreign festivals. The specific focus of the book is to examine how particular festivals and fairs reflect culture, counter-culture, or sub-culture in America. This project may include not only contemporary American festivals, but historical ones as well.

Please submit any questions and a 250-word abstract of your proposed chapter by 1 September 2010 to:
Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, Ph.D.

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