Tolkien Studies

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules

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PCA/ACA 2017 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
TOLKIEN STUDIES AREA CFP
Marriott, Marina, San Diego,
April 12-15, 2017

DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 1

 

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org
For conference information, please go to http://pcaaca.org/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

 

The Tolkien Studies Area welcomes proposals in any area of Tolkien Studies (the Legendarium, adaptations, reader reception and fan 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.

 

There is a Tolkien Studies at Popular Culture Public Group on Facebook.

 

To submit your panel or presentation, 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.

2017 Key Dates:

 Jul 6             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