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Call for Applications: IAFA Conference Assistants

IAFA seeks to fill two or three positions for Conference Assistants Running ICFA is a lot of work—so much so that if only one or two people are in charge of running the conference, those people inevitably get to enjoy[...]

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ICFA 43 Updates

ICFA 43: Fantastic Communities When: March 16–19, 2022 Where: Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA Guest Scholar: Farah Mendlesohn Guest Author: Nisi Shawl News: Early registration will be extended until January 22nd this year! Event details: Membership and registration[...]

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Call for Applications: IAFA On-Site Technical Officer

Call for Applications: IAFA On-Site Technical Officer The IAFA requests applications for individuals interested in becoming our On-Site Technical Officer. The person who occupies this position is responsible for all technology use for and at ICFA. This includes purchasing audio[...]

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ICFA 43 Updates

ICFA Program Because we extended the deadline for submissions, everything else also got pushed back a little including sending out acceptance letters and drafting the program. Unfortunately, there were some portal issues that delayed our progress even more. We are[...]

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ICFA 43 Travel Subventions

Dear ICFA Attendees: The IAFA Board is thrilled to renew its practice of providing travel subventions for students and other scholars who do not receive institutional funding. These are apportioned as follows: 2 scholars: one international (non-U.S.) at $700, one[...]

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Brian Attebery wins World Fantasy Award

Dear IAFA Community: It is with great pride and pleasure that the IAFA announces that our own Brian Attebery has won a World Fantasy Award in the category “Special Award – Non-Professional” for his 16 years at the helm of[...]

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CFP: The 43rd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Deadline Extended to 15 November

Update: The IAFA Executive Board has decided to extend the submission deadline for the March 2022 ICFA until 11:59 p.m. November 15, Eastern U.S. time. The 43rd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts FANTASTIC COMMUNITIES March 16-20, 2022[...]

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March ICFA Update

Dear Members of the Fantastic Community: ICFA in March: After a highly successful live symposium in October, the Executive Board of the IAFA has decided that, if conditions remain essentially the same (hopefully they will improve) we intend to go[...]

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Final call for submissions: 2022 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Final Call for Submissions: 2022 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 16th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than[...]

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New IAFA Treasurer

On behalf of the IAFA Executive Board, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Sean Nixon has been appointed Treasurer of the IAFA effective 10/1/2021. Sean replaces long-time Treasurer Dr. William “Bill” Clemente. The Board would like to extend its[...]

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