EXTENDED! Supernatural Studies Conference Spring 2018

deadline for submissions: 
January 9, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association

The Supernatural Studies Association (www.supernaturalstudies.com) invites submissions for the inaugural Supernatural Studies Conference, to be held at Bronx Community College on Friday, March 23, 2018.

Call for submissions

The Supernatural Studies Association invites submissions for the inaugural Supernatural Studies Conference, to be held at Bronx Community College on Friday, March 23, 2018. Horror scholar and author of a series of zombie novels Dr. Kim Paffenroth of Iona College will deliver the keynote address.

The conference welcomes proposals on representations of the supernatural in any form of text or artifact, such as literature (including speculative fiction), film, television, video games, social media, or music. Submissions regarding pedagogy and supernatural representations will also be considered. There is no restriction regarding time periods or disciplinary and theoretical approaches (examples include literary, historical, and cultural studies approaches).

Abstracts of 300 words maximum should be sent to supernaturalstudies@gmail.com by January 9, 2018, and decisions regarding acceptance will be communicated by January 20, 2018. Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are welcome to apply.  Please note that, due to location and funding, we do not have an associated conference hotel and cannot offer travel support.