Forwarded message, on behalf of Afra Kavanagh, Cape Breton University:


This call for papers is for a special issue of Storytelling, Self,
Society (Issue 6:2, May-August 2010) dedicated to women and
storytelling. Storytelling, Self, Society is a 3x/yearly academic
journal published by Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 


Storytellers and academics are invited to submit original manuscripts
dealing with the role of women in folk literature and in storytelling.
Essays dealing with new research about storytelling and its application
to women (teachers, parents, librarians, counselors, or rehabilitation
officers), describing innovative practices in (and uses of) spoken word
storytelling by women in new or established social or educational
services, or applying new critical theory to the oral tradition, are


Our guest editor is Dr. Afra Kavanagh, assistant professor in the
Department of Languages and Letters at the University of Cape Breton
(CBU) in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. Professor Kavanagh is the
coordinator of the Annual CBU Storytelling Symposium, now in its
thirteenth year. This symposium has produced two volumes of proceedings.


Please email your submission in MS Word to both Afra Kavanagh, guest
editor, at <[log in to unmask]> and to Hannah Harvey, managing editor
of the journal at <[log in to unmask]>

Deadline: November 16, 2009
Length: 4000 - 7000 words in length. 

Format: MLA Style

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Thank you.

Afra F. Kavanagh, Ph. D.

Asst Professor

Dept of Languages and Letters

Cape Breton University

Sydney, Nova Scotia