Conference Events

CFP: 16th Annual Norman Mailer Society Conference

Macon Marriott City Center, Macon GA

October 25-27, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Norman Mailer Society Conference will be held in Macon, Georgia in cooperation with Middle Georgia State University. Jerry Lucas (gerald.lucas [at] mga [dot] edu), Jason Mosser (jmosser [at] ggc [dot] edu), and Maggie McKinley (mmckinle [at] harpercollege [dot] edu) are the program co-chairs this year, and welcome your proposals for papers and panels on any aspect of Mailer’s life and work.

To submit a proposal for a panel, individual paper, or special event, please e-mail the following to the co-chairs:

  1. a 50-word biographical statement;
  2. a 150-200 word abstract of the proposed presentation; and
  3. an indication of any media requirements.

Proposals are due by June 1, 2018.

To accommodate all presenters, paper presentations should be no longer than ten minutes. Full papers can be submitted for possible publication in The Mailer Review. Two or three papers will be presented in one-hour time slots, with the remaining time going to participant discussion and audience questions. Panels will run for one hour, as will most screenings and events. $100 travel grants are available for students whose proposals are approved.