TOLKIEN STUDIES AREA CFP

deadline for submissions: 
October 1, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
contact email: 

 

PCA/ACA 2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

TOLKIEN STUDIES AREA CFP

J.W. MARRIOTT INDIANAPOLIS DOWNTOWN, INDIANAPOLIS, IN

           MARCH 28-31, 2018

http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/

SUBMISSIONS: JULY 1-OCTOBER 1

 

Presenting at PCA/ACA:  http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/conference-details/ 

For information on the Tolkien Studies area, please contact: 

Robin Anne Reid

Department of Literature and Languages

A&M University-Commerce

Commerce, TX 75429

Robin.Reid@tamuc.edu

 

Or check the Tolkien Studies at Popular Culture Public Group on Facebook.

The Tolkien Studies Area welcomes proposals for papers or sessions in any area of Tolkien Studies (the Legendarium, adaptations, reader reception and fan studies, source studies, cultural studies, tourism studies, literary studies, medieval and medievalist studies, media and marketing) from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary perspective. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per paper session. Roundtables may have five-seven speakers. Currently proposed sessions we are especially interested in filling are:  Queer Tolkien Studies and The Future of Tolkien Studies.

To submit your paper or panel proposal, go to http://ncp.pcaaca.org and follow the instructions for creating an account and making your submission. ALL submissions must be made through the conference submission site. 

For individual papers, please submit a title and 100-word abstract with a working bibliography. For roundtables or complete paper sessions, please submit titles and abstracts for all papers, along with a paragraph describing the central theme and the names of chairs, participants, and respondents (if any).  For each participant, please provide a mailing address, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address. 

Key Dates:

Jul 1             Database Opens for Submissions

Oct 1            Registration Opens

Oct 1            Deadline for Paper Proposals

Oct 15           All Sessions Entered into the Database by Area Chairs

Nov 15          Early Bird Registration Rate Ends

Dec 1            Preliminary Program Available

Dec 15                    "Drop Dead" Date:  Participants Not Registered Removed from Program

Jan 1, 2018   Final Program to Publisher