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The International Society of Mythology (ISM) Call for Proposals for Mythologium 2024: Myth and Creativity


The International Society of Mythology (ISM) Call for Proposals for Mythologium 2024: Myth and Creativity

Columbia, Maryland, USA – May 5, 2024 – The International Society of Mythology (ISM) is seeking proposals for presentations at Mythologium 2024, our annual conference focused on exploring the theme of "Myth and Creativity." Mythologium 2024 will be held virtually on Friday, November 8 through Sunday, November 10, 2024.

Proposal Submissions Open Now

We invite mythologists, scholars, artists, and enthusiasts from all backgrounds to submit proposals that delve into the dynamic relationship between myth and creativity. Proposals are due by July 15, 2024.

Unveiling the Power of Myth and Creativity

Theme: Myth and Creativity

Mythology and creativity are inextricably linked. This year's Mythologium delves into the multifaceted and cross-cultural aspects of creativity, exploring its connection to psychology, storytelling, imagination, technology, and innovation. We invite proposals that illuminate how mythology informs creative approaches to tackling contemporary social, environmental, and existential challenges.

Presentation Opportunities

Mythologium 2024 offers a variety of online presentation formats to showcase your work:

  • Track Panels: Deliver your research in a 15-minute time slot as part of a themed panel discussion.

  • Myth Flix: Submit a pre-recorded, 20-minute presentation that can incorporate traditional scholarly presentations, performances, artistic creations, and more. Myth Flix presentations will be available to all conference attendees one week prior to the conference and one year afterwards.

  • Art Gallery: Showcase your mythological-themed artwork, music, video, or photography in our online art gallery.

We welcome proposals that explore a wide range of mythological topics, within the overall theme “Myth and Creativity,” including:

  • Animals, Plants, Nature, Ecology

  • Archaeology & Anthropology

  • Archetypal Studies, Depth Psychology

  • Artificial Intelligence & Technology

  • Career Development

  • Stellar Mythologies

  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

  • Gender Studies and Sexuality

  • Literature & Mythology

  • Popular Culture

  • Religious Studies

  • Ritual

  • Textual, Translations, Comparative Mythology

Proposal Requirements

Proposals should be a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 300 words. We welcome accompanying materials such as bibliographies, images, or audio/video samples to supplement your proposal.

Visit here to submit your proposal: Mythologium 2024 Proposal Submission

Join the ISM Community

The ISM is a global organization dedicated to advancing the interdisciplinary study of mythology. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds who share a passion for myths and their enduring impact.

Become a member of the ISM to:

  • Connect with a vibrant international community of mythologists.

  • Gain access to exclusive online resources and upcoming publications.

  • Participate in professional development opportunities.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in mythology.

  • Support the continued exploration of myths around the world.

  • Substantial discount to the annual Mythologium Conference.

Visit here to join ISM: JOIN ISM

Learn More and Submit Your Proposal

For detailed information on proposal submissions, presentation formats, the ISM, and the theme of "Myth and Creativity," please visit our website:


For any questions regarding Mythologium 2024 or the ISM, please contact us at, or reach out to our Press Contact: Jason D. Batt,


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