Call for papers on fairy tales, legends and nursery rhymes

deadline for submissions: 
January 10, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 





The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks paper presentations and panels for the PCA's annual conference, April 5-8, 2023. We are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale, legend or nursery rhyme related subject. Discussions of fairy tale monsters and shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc.) versions of tales are especially welcome. Creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history will also be considered. 


 Submissions should be submitted via through the PCA website ( Individuals proposing panels should email the area chair in advance of submission to indicate which papers/writers will be included and the panel’s title.