Tolkien Studies at Popular Culture Association 2015 meeting

After a successful trial run last April at the Popular Culture / American Culture Association conference, a regular Tolkien Studies stream has been approved for the annual conference. The organizer of the Tolkien Studies area, Robin Reid, has issued a general call for papers for the 2015 conference to be held in New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015:

“We welcome proposals on 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 standard session.”

Proposals have to be submitted through the conference website by November 1st at

The full call for papers and contact details can be found here: PCA 2015 CFP [pdf]

To follow the progress of the conference planning, you can always join the Tolkien Studies at PCA Facebook group.



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