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Submit a Proposal to ICFA

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

ICFA 43 Submissions Portal

This portal is currently being tested. Submissions made during the testing period will be deleted before the portal is officially opened.

Your Proposal

What is the nature of your proposal?

* Paper sessions consist of 3 participants, each of whom presents a paper not exceeding 20 minutes in length.

** In an academic panel presentation, a maximum of 4 panelists offer brief remarks on the topic under consideration, after which panelists and public participate in a moderated discussion.

*** In a theory roundtable, an important theoretical reading selected in advance of the ICFA is discussed by attendees.

N.B. DHs may choose to redirect submissions to other divisions to form joint sessions/panels.

N.B. If your proposal pertains to a session, panel, or round table already proposed, specify the same division as for that proposal.

Request Grant Consideration

Some financial assistance may be available to those presenting papers. If you are not receiving other funding, you may request to be considered for a grant by clicking the appropriate descriptor. If you indicate that you would like to be considered then, when your paper is accepted, please visit the Grant Request page.

Wednesday Scheduling

The ICFA considers "No Wednesday scheduling" requests. Requests not to be scheduled on other days may be considered only for religious observances. Please contact the Second Vice President to request not being scheduled on any day other than Wednesday.

Required Acknowledgements

Conference Presentation Equipment Policies

  • There is *no* Wi-Fi available in the rooms where sessions/panel/roundtables are held. Presentations must be independent of Internet access.
  • Projectors are equipped for VGA hookups. Presenters are responsible for bringing any connectors or converters they require.

Proposal Completion

A few moments after you click Send Proposal, if your submission was successful, you will see a message indicating that your proposal was sent. You should also receive an email acknowledgement. If you don't receive the email after a few minutes, check any spam filter folder you have. If it's not there, just check with the division head to verify receipt.