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CFP: “Digital Wellness”: Open Information Science Issue on Digital Humanities

CFP: “Digital Wellness”: Open Information Science Issue on Digital Humanities deadline for submissions: October 1, 2019 full name / name of organization: Lucas Gworek DeGruyter contact email: Lukasz.Gworek@degruyter.com On behalf of independent academic publisher De Gruyter, the open access journal[...]

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CFP: Decentering the Anthropocene: Spanish Ecocritical Texts and the Non-Human

CALL FOR PAPERS – EDITED VOLUME Decentering the Anthropocene: Spanish Ecocritical Texts and the Non-Human Maryanne L. Leone, Assumption College, and Shanna Lino, York University Abstracts and articles are sought for an edited collection to be entitled Decentering the Anthropocene:[...]

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CFP: Technologies of Feminist Speculative Fiction

CFP: Technologies of Feminist Speculative Fiction Collection edited by Sherryl Vint and Sümeyra Buran. In 1985, Donna Haraway’s massively influential “Cyborg Manifesto” reoriented feminist thought in her call for women to engage with science and technology, to recognize in them[...]

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CFP: Radical Perspectives on Horror Cinema, Edited Book

Call for Papers: RADICAL PERSPECTIVES ON HORROR CINEMA—EDITED BOOK Horror cinema is perhaps more readily available today than ever before. With a mere keystroke, one can say hello to all sorts of terrors—from the apocalyptic creatures of BIRD BOX to[...]

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CFP: Paradoxa, Volume 31 Climate Fiction

Volume 31 Climate Fiction Call for Papers (anticipated publication date: December, 2019/January, 2020) Editor: Paweł Frelik (University of Warsaw) & Alison Sperling (Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin) Dan Bloom may have been the first to coin the much-debated moniker “cli-fi”[...]

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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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