Information

Places and Dates

  • 1 December 2017 – 1 May 2018: submission of registration forms and abstracts.
  • 1 June 2018: notification of acceptance or refusal or proposals.
  • 1 – 15 June 2018: registration deadline and payment of fees.
  • 15 – 26 October 2018: Conference dates and venues.
    • Universidad de Alcalá: 15-17 October.
    • Universidad Autónoma: 17-19 October.
    • Universidad Francisco de Vitoria: 22-23 October.
    • Universidad Complutense: 24-26 October.

Presentations

  • The languages of the Conference are Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, and Portuguese.
  • Each presentation can be given with complete academic and methodologic freedom. The only requirement is that the proposals respect the chronological framework of the Conference (old, medieval, modern and contemporary myths in literature and arts from 1900) and the audiovisual format chosen to study the myth (video games, film and plastic, musical and entertainment arts).
  • All proposals that do not fit within the framework of the Conference (myths in audiovisual creation from 1900 until the present day) will be rejected.
  • Presentations will last between 15-20 minutes.

About the Registration

  • Those who wish to give a presentation during the Conference will send the registration form following the provided instructions. The participants will choose the university according to the myth that they will analyze. 
  • Vacancies are limited.
  • The registration as a participant or as an attendant provides the following rights:
    • Attendance to all activities of the Conference: presentations and plenary conferences by international speakers, projection of a film with live music and an exhibition in El Águila hall.
    • Folder with notebook, pen, and rosette of the Conference.
    • Catalog with abstracts of all the communications, with ISBN and index of participants and myths.
    • Certificate with the title of presentation or certificate of attendance.
    • Acquisition of books with a discount (between 20 and 50%, depending of the book).
    • Free access to WiFi.
    • Voucher for 1 free meal in the restaurant of the faculty (attendants will receive their voucher in the UCM).
    • Daily snacks (coffee, tea, biscuits, etc.) and farewell drinks.

Fees

  • Registration as a speaker:
    • Regular participants: 150€.
    • Members of Acis&Galatea: 100€.
    • Members of Asteria: 65€ (subscription of Asteria).
    • Late registrations: 200€.
    • Shared presentations: they will have to pay the fee individually (one fee per participant). 
  • Grants for young researchers:
    • Researchers under 25 years can apply for a grant.
    • To apply, they need to send a copy of their ID or Passport together with the registration form.
    • There will be 6 grants for “Germanic Myths”, 6 for “Classical Myths”, 3 for “Biblical Myths” and 10 for “Modern Myths”.
    • If accepted, their fee will be 50€ instead of 150€.
  • Registration as an attendant: 40€.  
  • Listeners to the Conference (without package nor diploma): free of charge.

Publication

  • All speakers and assistants will receive a book (with ISBN) with the abstracts of all communications of the Conference.
  • Each Scientific Committee will select the papers that best fit the following criteria: relation with the theme of the Conference, mythocritical focus, scientific methodology, bibliographical and critical corpus, originality, quality of content and clarity of writing. 
  • Each university (venue) will have its own publication.
  • There will be several volumes on various publishing houses: Ediciones Complutense (Spain), Cambridge Scholars Publishing (England), Levante Editori (Italy), Gunter Narr (Germany), and Amaltea, Revista de Mitocrítica (Spain).
  • The style and publication guidelines for these publications will be sent to speakers via e-mail.
  • More information on the publications will be sent during the following months.