Creative Methodologies: Volume 21.1

Guest Editors: Jenni Rinne & Kim Silow Kallenberg

Introduction: Creative Ethnographic Methodologies

Ann-Charlotte Palmgren

Your Roundabout in My Ear Lobe: Poetic Inquiry as Creative and Embodied Knowledge Production

Robert Willim

Probing Mundania: Using Art and Cultural Analysis to Explore Emerging Technologies

Cecilia Fredriksson

Beyond Urban Sketching: Ethnographic Drawing as a Visual Analytical Methods

Helena Wulff

Response: Calling For Creative Ethnography

Review by Myriam Odile Blin

Nomads of Mauritania

Forum Series 1: Pandemics & Politics

The Editors

Introduction: Changing Landscapes

Dom Tartaglia, Kaitlyn L. Kinney, Christine J. Widmayer, Annamarie Morel, Daisy Ahlstone, & Jared L. Schmidt

Becoming Folkwise: Sustaining Digital Community While Socially Distant (Essay)

Juwen Zhang

Making Sense of the Pandemic of Racism: From the Asian Exclusion Act in 1924 to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act in 2021

Response by: Fariha I. Khan

Lucy M. Long

Refrigerators, Cupboards, and Canning Jars: Emergent Meanings and Subversive Practices in Food Preservation and Storage During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Response by: Janet C. Gilmore

Andrea Kitta

God is My Vaccine: Religious Belief and COVID in the United States (Essay)

Levi Bochantin & James I. Deutsch

The Folkloric Roots and Pandemic Popularity of the QAnon Conspiracy Theory (Essay)

Malay Bera

Interrogating Social Distancing: Pandemic and Farmers’ Protest in India

Adam Hinden, Ziying You, & Zhen Guo

Online Activism and Grassroots Memorialization in the Age of COVID-19: Dr. Li Wenliang's Virtual Wailing Wall

Response by: Frederik Schmitz

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 19 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 8,000-10,000 words in length, in accordance with the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition, 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 is the preferred format for all electronic copies. Electronic copies may be sent as e-mail attachments to Essays (2,500 to 3,500 words) are also welcomed.

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