2024 Conference

Deadline for submissions: 

September 30, 2023

Contact email: 


Supernatural Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Art, Media, and Culture and the Marist College School of Liberal Arts invite submissions for the 2024 Supernatural Studies Conference, to be held at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, on Friday, March 22, 2024. 

The conference welcomes proposals on representations of the supernatural in any form of text or artifact, such as literature (including speculative fiction), film, television, video games, social media, or music. Full panels or roundtable discussions may also be proposed. Submissions regarding pedagogy and supernatural representations will also be considered, as will creative submissions that align with the conference's focus. 

Abstracts of 300 words maximum should be sent to supernaturalstudiesconference@gmail.com by September 30, 2023. Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are welcome to apply. Decisions will be made and the program set by December 1, 2023.

The registration deadline will be in January 2024. The conference registration fee for participants and guests from outside the Marist community will be $25, and meals and light refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Please direct any questions to the above email.

Keynote Speaker

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Sorcha Ní Fhlainn (Manchester Metropolitan University). 

Previous Conferences

2nd Annual Conference, The College of Mount Saint Vincent, March 29, 2019.  Click here for a pdf of the 2019 conference program. 

1st Annual Conference, Bronx Community College, CUNY, March 23, 2018. Click here for a pdf of the 2018 conference program.