Tarot/Divination at 2019 PCA/ACA Conference

Country: USA

City: Washington

Abstr. due: 01.10.2018

Dates: 17.04.19 — 20.04.19

Area Of Sciences: Cultural science;

Organizing comittee e-mail: augeremily@gmail.com

Organizers: Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association


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.

Conference Web-Site: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/1806947/cfp-tarotdivination-2019-pcaaca-conference