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Thank you to everyone who proposed a seminar for our March 19-22, 2020 conference in Chicago. The Program Committee has made final decisions about seminars and all acceptance letters have already been sent.

Please use the search below to find your seminar for reference (we recommend searching using only one or two keywords for best results). If you have already received an acceptance email but do not see your seminar listed below this does not mean that the status of the seminar has changed. Contact with any questions.

Depression: Aesthetics and Politics

Organizer: Jean-Thomas Tremblay

The World Health Organization estimates that more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability worldwide. Where some researchers in the medical field see an... more

Gentrification in Contemporary Fiction

Organizer: James Peacock

The organisers - James Peacock, Nick Bentley and Ceri Morgan -  invite abstracts for a seminar on representations of gentrification in contemporary fiction from around the world, with “... more