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Journal of Dracula Studies Special Issue: Witches

deadline for submissions:
January 1, 2020

full name / name of organization:
Anne DeLong/Transylvanian Society of Dracula

contact email:

The Journal of Dracula Studies is accepting submissions of manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) for a 2020 Special Issue focusing on witches and witchcraft. Papers may examine the figure of the witch and/or the practice of witchcraft in literature, film, folklore, and popular culture. Submissions are due by January 1, 2020. Possible topics include the following:

witches, wizards, warlocks, cunning folk

magic and magical practices

hexing and spell casting

witches throughout history

witch hunts and witch trials

witchcraft and feminism

witchcraft and New Age spirituality

witchcraft and political activism

witchcraft and spiritualism: seances, spirit communication

culturally diverse witchcraft practices: Voodoo, conjure, pow wow, etc.

depictions of witches and witchcraft in film, television, and popular culture