Supernatural Studies 2019 Annual Conference

Our second annual conference will be held on the campus of The College of Mount St. Vincent, in Riverdale, NY, on Friday, March 29, 2019, with a keynote address from Dr. Moshe Gold of Fordham University.

Schedule of Presentations

The program will be posted here after it is finalized.

Also watch this space for any information specific to the campus and campus access that is deemed necessary.


A link to online registration will be posted here following the deadline for submissions. The registration deadline will be March 1, 2019, with the fee for full-time faculty not to exceed $35.

Call for submissions

The Supernatural Studies Association invites submissions for the 2019 Supernatural Studies Conference, to be held at The College of Mount St. Vincent on Friday, March 29, 2019.

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. Submissions regarding pedagogy and supernatural representations will also be considered. There is no restriction regarding time periods or disciplinary and theoretical approaches (examples include literary, historical, and cultural studies approaches).

Abstracts of 300 words maximum should be sent to by the deadline of December 3, 2018. Decisions regarding acceptance will be communicated by January of 2019, and the registration deadline will be March 1, 2019. Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are welcome to apply. Please note that, due to location and funding, we do not have an associated conference hotel and cannot offer travel support.

The College of Mount St. Vincent

Previous Conferences

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