Category: Calls for Papers

  • Online and hybrid Tolkien conferences 2023

    Thanks to my friend Robin A. Reid for compiling some of this information on hybrid and online Tolkien conferences in 2023. The hybrid conferences will allow in-person or virtual attendance and presentations. There is still time to submit proposals if you’re interested in giving a presentation! The list below is ordered according to deadlines for […]

  • Calls for Papers on Tolkien for 2023

    If you’re working on Tolkien, you might want to consider submitting a proposal for a talk at one of next year’s international medieval conferences. The deadlines are coming closer! Call for Papers, due August 31, for the IMC (International Medieval Congress) at the University of Leeds. Papers can be delivered in person or online. The […]

  • More calls for papers

    Tolkien studies is a busy academic field. Here are a few calls for conference papers or essays that have come my way in the past few weeks. I don’t expect to keep up with every single call, but if you’re interested, you can search for the open Facebook page “Tolkien CFPs.” You can also find […]

  • Leeds 2020: Tolkien Society Seminar CFP and IMC program

    The city of Leeds will host a variety of Tolkien presentations this summer, from July 4th to the 9th, at both the Tolkien Society Seminar and the International Medieval Congress. The Tolkien Society Seminar has just issued its call for papers, with the theme for this annual meeting being “Adapting Tolkien.” This year, the Society […]

  • What are Tolkien scholars talking about? Previews of spring & summer conferences

    I usually post full details of various conference programs closer to the time of the events, but for now, I’ll just post session titles for an overview of the upcoming Tolkien conference season this spring and summer. Details may change over the next few months, so always follow the links to the official programs for […]

  • Last-minute Tolkien CFPs: Kalamazoo and Leeds

    With the summer conference season in Tolkien studies barely over, it’s time to plan for next year. Here are the calls for papers for Tolkien sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, May 7-10, 2020 and for the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, July 6-9, 2020. ICMS Kalamazoo May 7-10, 2020 You […]

  • Tolkien Calls for Papers – upcoming deadlines

    The two largest medieval conferences — in Kalamazoo and in Leeds — have upcoming deadlines for paper proposals. There are plenty of sessions for those involved in Tolkien studies. The International Conference on Medieval Studies has pre-approved sessions looking for participants. The International Medieval Congress in Leeds works differently; the organizer, Dr. Dimitra Fimi, has […]

  • Four CFPs in Tolkien Studies

    My inbox is full of calls for papers in Tolkien Studies! This list is organized by deadline dates, one for every month from January to April. You’ll find calls for papers for three conferences and one volume of essays. The 15th Annual Tolkien in Vermont conference April 7, 2018 University of Vermont, US CFP deadline: […]

  • CFP: Queer Tolkien Studies at PCA 2018

    This call for papers comes from Robin Reid, organizer of the Tolkien Studies area at the PCA/ACA national conference. CFP: Queer Tolkien Studies Paper Session(s) and Roundtable For  PCA/ACA 2018 National Conference J.W. Marriott Indianapolis Downtown, Indianapolis, IN, US March 28-31, 2018 Deadline for Submission: SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 These sessions will be co-sponsored by […]

  • CFP: 1-Day Tolkien Seminar K’zoo 2018

    This message comes from Brad Eden, organizer of the Tolkien at Kalamazoo sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies. In addition to the Congress sessions, Brad is once again organizing a one-day Tolkien seminar on the Wednesday before the Congress starts. His call for papers follows; Brad writes: **** I have tentatively arranged with […]