Tarot and Other Methods of Divination
Call for Papers
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference
Washington, DC, 17-20 April 2019
The “Tarot and Other Methods of Divination” area is open to proposals for papers on a diverse range of divination methods: astrology, I Ching, runes, tarot, etc. Approaches may include the biographical, historical, and theoretical, as well as the analysis of professional practice and of representations in literature (poetry, prose, drama), visual art (painting, sculpture, tarot cards, comics, graphic novels), film, television, games, etc.
We are also looking for proposals for a session (or two or three) on "Prophecy and Future-Telling in Tolkien and Related Authors" that will be co-sponsored at the 2019 conference by Tarot/Divination and Tolkien Studies. Details will be available on the conference website.
All conference participants should be prepared to present their work as scholarly research and/or for the benefit of an interested audience of academics.
Abstracts and proposals due no later than Oct. 1, 2018
Submissions must be made online at http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/ and should include your CV, short biography (100-150 words), and abstract (100-250 words).
For general information about the conference, see the conference website. I have also posted a frequently-asked-questions page on my website with additional recommendations pertinent to the area. Please feel free to contact me if you have other questions or would like to discuss your presentation.
Emily E. Auger, PhD
Emily E. Auger firstname.lastname@example.org