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The Dr. David Buchan Student Essay Prize

Ambrož Kvartič it the winner of the 2011-2012 Dr. David Buchan Student Essay Prize for his paper "Urban Legend as an Emic Category: Vernacular Conceptualizations of ‘Urbana Legenda’ in Slovenia," which he presented at the PCL Conference in Goettingen.

The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research (ISCLR) is pleased to announce that it is to award an annual student essay prize to honour the memory of Dr. David Buchan (1939-1994), leading international ballad scholar, and a staunch supporter and perceptive writer in the area of contemporary legend research.

For further information or a copy of the Guide For Applicants, please contact:

Professor Paul Smith
Coordinator, David Buchan Student Essay Prize
Department of Folklore
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland
Canada A1B 3X8

Past winners:

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