The 16th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium

deadline for submissions: 
August 15, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
contact email: 


 Call for Papers:


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 kbrandt@scad.eduProposal deadline is August 15, 2023. 

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Important Reminders

  • September 5, 2023, is the “cut-off date” for accepting reservations into this block is on. Space is limited, so register early. THE WESTIN PASADENA 191 N. Los Robles Ave. Pasadena, CA  91101
  • SECURING OR RENEWING HUNTINGTON READER'S CARD: Readers who hold a current reader's card can secure a free garden pass and can do so in the Rothenberg Reading Room on the day they want the pass. If their reader's card is not current, they MUST secure an appointment IN ADVANCE to renew their card, as they cannot enter the library research buildings without a current reader's card. Read more about securing reading privileges at the Huntington here. If you have any questions about getting or renewing a reader's care, please feel free to contact Sue Hodson at <>

Symposium organizers: Sue Hodson, Hye Ok Park, and Kenneth K. Brandt

Register and Pay Dues Here for the 2023 Jack London Society Symposium

(Registration: $150 Regular, $75 Students; Dues: $25 Regular, $20 Students/Retired)