Lisa Gilman

Festivals, Tourism, and Cultural Conservation: Comparing the Livingstone Cultural and Arts Festival and the Nc’wala Traditional Ceremony in Zambia

Response to Gilman

Lihui Yang: Exploring a Win-win Approach Between Cultural Conservation and Economic Development:A Response

Response to Gilman

Rodrigo Chocano: Paying to be the show? Rethinking Festivals and Tourism in Cultural Conservation Policy

Adam Zmarzlinski

The Black Dog: Origins and Symbolic Characteristics of the Spectral Canine

Response to Zmarzlinski

Willem de Blécourt: The Dilemma of the Disappearing Devil

Guro Flinterud

Consequences for Society as a Whole: Narrating Technology in the Norwegian Media Debate on Online Surveillance

About Cultural Analysis

Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to investigating expressive and everyday culture. The journal features analytical research articles, but also includes notes, reviews, and cross-disciplinary responses.

Established in 2000 in the Berkeley Folklore Archives, Cultural Analysis has published over 18 volumes and hosts a global editorial board and collective.

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  • Cultural Analysis is global in scope, with an international editorial board.

  • Cultural Analysis is global in scope, with an international editorial board.


Submission Guidelines

Cultural Analysis encourages submissions from a variety of theoretical standpoints and from different disciplines, including, but not limited to, anthropology, cultural studies, folklore, media studies, popular culture, psychology, and sociology.

Authors should submit research articles of approximately 20-30 pages in length, in accordance with the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition (B), and include an abstract of 100 words and a "Works Cited" section. Authors must provide either an electronic or a paper copy of their article. Microsoft Word (version 2002 or later) is the preferred format for all electronic copies. Electronic copies may be submitted on a CD/DVD-ROM or sent as e-mail attachments to

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