CFP: Tarot/Divination at 2019 PCA/ACA Conference

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Call for Papers
October 1, 2018
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Graduate Studies

Tarot and Other Methods of Divination


Call for Papers

at the

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 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
Independent Scholar


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