Sunday, May 28, 2017

DFW17 Panel Schedule

The DFW17 Panel Schedule is here!  To help ease access, we're making it available in multiple formats.  An interactive version (complete with presentation abstracts and bios) is coming soon!

Complete Panel Abstracts and Schedule

Presenter Bios

View/Download PDF of Program and Bios

Schedule Overview:

View Fullscreen Webpage Version (recommended)

Download PDF Version

Download Excel Version

(We'll also be providing a print versions when you check in at Registration.)

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016


Proposal Deadline Extended to January 15, 2017!

Welcome to the homepage of the International DFW Conference.  Each year, our conference provides a forum for discussions on writing and culture, with an emphasis on themes and topics related to works by David Foster Wallace.

The Fourth Annual Conference: June 8-10, 2017

Please use the tabs above to learn more about Wallace, view the Conference Schedule, Submit a Proposal, or Contact Us.

Call for Proposals

The International DFW Society

Want to join an international community of scholars?  Looking for opportunities to publish in a peer-reviewed journal of DFW Studies?  Visit the new DFW Society Homepage!

(Yes, I know...the DFW Society homepage is way, way cooler than the conference webpage...all the more reason you should join today! --Ryan)


Proposal Deadline: December 10, 2016  Now Extended to January 15th!
Early Registration Deadline: April 30, 2017**
Final Registration Deadline: May 30, 2017

**All Presenters must register by April 30th to be included in the schedule.

Registration Fees

Early Registration (by April 30, 2017)

Faculty / Full-Time Employment: $100*
Students / Part-Time Employment: $75
Book Fair Table: $50 (plus individual registration)

*$25 of each Early Faculty registration will be applied to Registration Waivers for students with financial need.

Late Registration

Faculty: $110
Students: $85
Book Fair: $60