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Mythcon 45 CFP deadline extended til May 1st!

The deadline for paper proposals to Mythcon 45 has been extended until May 1st, 2014. So — those of you finishing your research papers for class, or buried beneath a mountain of tax returns, or whatever unexpected wrench was thrown into your plans last week — if you thought you didn’t have time to submit […]

CFP: Mythcon 45 – deadline April 15th!

THE DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS IS APRIL 15th for Mythcon 45 (the 45th Mythopoeic Society Conference) to be held August 8-11, 2014 at Wheaton College, Norton, MA. The last two years we’ve had a successful slate of Mythgard presenters (many delivering papers they wrote for Mythgard courses), so let’s keep the Mythwave going! The theme — “Where […]

CFP: The Lord of the Rings Fan Phenomena

Intellect’s Fan Phenomena series is seeking chapters for a new volume on fandom and The Lord of The Rings films. The series explores and decodes the fascination we have with what constitutes an iconic or cult phenomenon, and how a particular person, TV show or film infiltrates its way into the public consciousness. The Lord […]

New CFPs – Tolkien, Whedon & Medievalism

Three new opportunities to disseminate your scholarship! I.) The Journal of Tolkien Research (JTR)  Call for articles for the inaugural “issue” of The Journal of Tolkien Research (JTR), a peer-reviewed open access electronic journal to be published by ValpoScholar, the publishing and institutional repository of Valparaiso University (supported by Bepress).  The Journal of Tolkien Research (JTR) has the goal of […]

CFP: Mythcon 45

Call for Papers: Mythopoeic Society Conference (“Mythcon”) 45 Wheaton College, Norton, MA August 8-11, 2014 http://mythcon.org/45 Conference Theme: “WHERE FANTASY FITS” Fantasy literature does not fit comfortably into any scheme. Both old and new, traditional and innovative, popular and elite, mainstream and esoteric, escapist and engaged, high-tech and anti-technology, fantasy defies definitions and transcends categories, dramatizing […]

CFP: Humour in and around Tolkien’s work

Call for Papers: Humour in and around the works of Tolkien Tolkien has until recently been seen primarily as a writer of epic fantasy, a genre usually not associated with humour. If humour had been the subject of academic inquiry at all, then the authors focused mostly on the shorter works (e.g. Schneidewind on Farmer Giles […]

CFP- Informing the Inklings: George MacDonald & the Victorian Roots of Modern Fantasy

Call for Papers: Informing the Inklings: George MacDonald & the Victorian Roots of Modern Fantasy will be held at Magdalen College, Oxford, 13 – 15 August 2014. The “Inklings,” an Oxford group that included C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Owen Barfield, and Charles Williams, has long been recognized as one of the most creative literary groups of […]

CFP: Doctor Who: Ambassadors of Geekdom

How do you celebrate your Doctor Who fandom? How has 50 years of Doctor Who influenced and inspired the writers, production, and actors of the current Matt Smith Era? Editors are seeking short essays focused upon aspects of filming, production, costumes, monsters, writing, etc. that have kept the show unique and creative for 50 years. Submit essay topics BY JANUARY […]

CFP Deadline Extended: The Inklings & King Arthur

The deadline for submitting proposals for the volume The Inklings & King Arthur has been extended until 1 February 2014! Click here for more information.

CFP: Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Genre in the Twenty-First Century

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 […]