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