Folklorica XXIV, Special Issue on “Vernacular Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic”

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The latest issue of Folklorica, the journal of the Slavic, East European and Eurasian Folklore Association, has been released.

Folklorica XXIV is a special thematic issue dedicated to emergent vernacular responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in various sites in Eastern Europe. The issue features the following articles and reports:

  • “An Urban Project in Rural Crisis: Responding to Coronavirus in Bulgarian Villages” by Sarah Craycraft 
  • “Pandemic, but Make It Fashion: Ukrainian Embroidered PPE in the Time of COVID-19” by Katya Chomitzky 
  • “COVID-19 Narratives in a Carpatho-Rusyn Village in Transcarpathian Ukraine” by Elena Boudovskaia 
  • “We Heralds at the Bells: Messages of Hope from West Balkan Bards During the Coronavirus Pandemic” by Dorian Jurić 
  • “We Return of the Legend: Anatoly Kashpirovsky’s Treatment of COVID-19” by Iryna Voloshyna 
  • “Folklore and Conspiracy Theories of a COVID Dissenter: The Life and Sermons of Father Sergii (Romanov)” by J. Eugene Clay
  • “The Encyclopedia of Coronavirus Rumors and Fakes: A Report” by Natalie Kononenko

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