Contributions are sought for an edited collection titled Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Genre in the Twenty-First Century. The collection explores the ways popular genres engage with the history and literature of the Middle Ages, and with the very idea of ‘the medieval.’ What are the intersections of medievalism and genre in modern popular culture? The […]
Symposium Announcement and First Call for Papers: The Politics and Law of Doctor Who Doctor Who is the BBC’s longest-running drama television series and the world’s longest-running science fiction series. The massive public attention devoted to the show’s 50th anniversary and to its choice of new lead actor confirms that the programme merits serious academic attention. Proposals for 20 […]
17 th Annual Conference of the C. S. Lewis and the Inklings Society April 3-5, 2014 Wesleyan College Macon, GA Conference Theme: A Culture of Death? Inklings and Modernity Keynote Speaker: David Bentley Hart The C. S. Lewis and the Inklings Society will hold its 17th Annual Conference at Wesleyan College in Macon, GA […]
The recent publication of The Fall of Arthur, an unfinished poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, revealed a startling aspect of the legendarium. The key is found in notes Tolkien left about how he intended the fragmentary Fall of Arthur to continue (included in Christopher Tolkien’s editorial matter). After Arthur was carried away for healing, Lancelot would follow him into the […]
Here are links for more CALLS FOR PAPERS (CFPs) for conferences on Tolkien Studies, Fantasy and Science Fiction Popular culture and Film, as well as an essay collection on Gender and Sexuality in Fantasy Literature… 35th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA). March 19-23, 2014, Orlando, FL Theme: Fantastic Empires. For more information: http://www.digra.org/cfp-35th-international-conference-on-the-fantastic-in-the-arts/ […]
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association invites paper or panel proposals on Doctor Who and/or Torchwood for their 35th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 19-22, 2014. Proposals Due: November 1, 2013. CLICK HERE for more information.
Get Medieval! September 1st is the deadline for paper proposals for the Tolkien @ Kalamazoo sessions at the 49th International Medieval Congress
Only a couple weeks left to submit paper proposals for Mythmoot II, to be held in the Baltimore area, Dec. 14-15. Deadline: Aug. 18! Learn more.
The Tales After Tolkien Society is seeking paper proposals for their session at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2014. And this one is interested not only in fantasy, but also science fiction, crime fiction, westerns, children and young adult fiction, horror, historical fiction and cross-genre works. “The Real Genre Middle Ages” How does twenty-first century […]
The Tolkien @ Kalamazoo group is seeking paper proposals for 3 sessions to be held at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2014: The paper sessions are: Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur – will discuss the publication of Tolkien’s Arthurian poem, how it relates to other Tolkien works, and its relation to Tolkien’s mythology. Tolkien’s Natural World and Science — will […]