The 2023 Jack London Society 16th Biennial Symposium

deadline for submissions: 
August 15, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
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Call for Papers: The 2023 Jack London Society 16th Biennial Symposium: October 5-8, 2023, The Huntington Library in San Marino, California


The 16th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held October 5–8, 2023, at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. The organizers encourage participants to experiment with innovative, alternative and established theoretical approaches to the life and work of Jack London. We welcome papers and panel submissions on any aspect of the author’s life and work. In addition, proposals for roundtables or teaching presentations are encouraged, especially those that connect London with other writers and artists. Please email 200­-word abstract proposals (noting any audio/visual requests) along with complete contact information and a short biography to Kenneth K. Brandt at Proposal deadline is August 15, 2023.


Activities will include library, museum, and garden tours at the Huntington. Attendees can also tour the famous Gamble House and walking tour of the Arroyo Terrace and Grand neighborhood. Information on Accommodations is forthcoming. Symposium attendees wishing to do research in the library must obtain reading privileges in advance by going online to Watch for further information.