Submission Information

•  Please send an abstract (400 words max.) with a brief profile (150 words max.) to with ‘Abstract submission: Apparition’ in the subject line, using the Submission Form (download HERE). This Call closes on 1 December (midnight GMT).

•  Language for the abstract submission and presentation is English.

•  Accepted contributors are invited to submit their full chap­ters of 6000–8000 words by 29 June 2018. The edited volume will be submitted for publication to a major academic publisher in September 2018.


• Registration fee (Includes lunch, day and evening refreshment): standard: £15/ students: £10

• Limited number of free places are reserved for DMU students.

• Information on registration and updates on the programme will be available from January.

Important dates

1 December 2017              Deadline for Abstracts midnight GMT

5 January 2018                   Notification of acceptance and invitation

12 January 2018                 Confirmation of attendance received until midnight GMT

January 2018                      Registration opens + Symposium programme published

6 March 2018                      Registration closes

9 March 2018                      Conference

29 June 2018                      Full paper submission for publication