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CFP: (edited collection): Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene

CFP (edited collection): Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene | Brian Attebery, Tereza Dědinová and Marek Oziewicz (Eds.) “Fantasy’s main claim to cultural importance resides, I believe, in the work of redefining the relationship between contemporary readers and mythic texts.[...]

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CFP: Literary Monsters, SAMLA, Atlanta, Georgia

Literary Monsters deadline for submissions: May 20, 2019 full name / name of organization: Speculative Fiction Association contact email: lisa.bro@uga.edu In today’s culture, it’s almost impossible to avoid “monsters.” Straight from mythology and legend, these fantastic creatures traipse across our[...]

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IAFA Update and New Venue Survey

ICFA 40 STATS ICFA 40 “Politics and Conflict” saw about 480 attendees. About 210 people attended the banquet. About 285 people delivered papers or presented on a panel. A total of 95 attendees were invited creatives (authors, editors, artists). Thanks[...]

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CFP: The Age of the Pulps: the SF magazine, 1926–1960

The Age of the Pulps: the SF magazine, 1926–1960 DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 15, 2019 Contact—: Thomas Connolly (thomas.connolly@mu.ie) The genre of science fiction was “born” in April 1926, when Hugo Gernsback published the first issue of Amazing Stories. Of[...]

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CFP: Productive Futures: The Political Economy of Science Fiction, Bloomsbury, London, 12-14 September 2019

Productive Futures: The Political Economy of Science Fiction Bloomsbury, London, 12-14 September 2019 Guest authors: Aliette de Bodard, Zen Cho, Tade Thompson Keynote speakers: Dr Caroline Edwards, Dr Joan Haran The history of science fiction (SF) is a history of[...]

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CFP: Reclaiming the Tomboy: Posthumanism, Gender Representation, and Intersectionality

Call for Chapters: Reclaiming the Tomboy: Posthumanism, Gender Representation, and Intersectionality deadline for submissions: July 31, 2019 full name / name of organization: Dr. Jen Harrison / East Stroudsburg University; Dr. Holly Wells / East Stroudsburg University; Dr. Erica Joan[...]

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CFP: Edited Collection, Fan Studies: Methods, Ethics, Research

Call for Papers: Edited Collection Fan Studies: Methods, Ethics, Research deadline for submissions: May 3, 2019 full name / name of organization: Paul Booth/Rebecca Williams contact email: pbooth@depaul.edu Despite the increasing visibility of fan studies as a discipline, there remains[...]

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Call for Travel to Collections Proposals, University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries

Call for Travel to Collections Proposals Department of Special and Area Studies Collections University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries Travel grants up to $2,500 are available to undertake research between August 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020 with UF’s[...]

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CFP: Finncon 2019 Academic Track, Jyväskylä July 5–7, 2019

CFP: Finncon 2019 Academic Track Jyväskylä July 5–7, 2019 AI Meets Tolkien: Non-Human Minds in Speculative Fiction The organization committee of Finncon and the Finnish Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research (Finfar) are happy to announce that Finncon 2019[...]

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CFP: Paradoxa, Comics and/or Graphic Novels

Paradoxa Volume 32 Comics and/or Graphic Novels Call for Papers (anticipated publication date: December, 2020) Editor: Vittorio Frigerio (Dalhousie University)/ This issue of Paradoxa will explore comics and/or graphic novels. American histories of comics have traditionally highlighted what they deem[...]

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