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CFP: Transmediality and interactivity in the fantastic, monographic issue coordinated for Brumal by Miguel Carrera Garrido (CIESE-Comillas, University of Cantabria)

Transmediality and interactivity in the fantastic, monographic issue coordinated for Brumal by Miguel Carrera Garrido (CIESE-Comillas, University of Cantabria) Deadline: June 15, 2020 One of the characteristics that define fictional production in the 21st century is its ten-dency to distribute[...]

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ICFA FLASH PLAY FESTIVAL #5: Call for Plays

ICFA FLASH PLAY FESTIVAL #5: Call for Plays Counting down to ICFA with eager anticipation? What better way to fill the time than to write a play! Here are the 2020 “given circumstances” to challenge you to theatrical creative heights:[...]

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CFP: PopMeC, Instituto Franklin–UAH (Alcalá de Henares) on May 27–28, 2020

PopMeC Conference Instituto Franklin–UAH (Alcalá de Henares) on May 27–28, 2020 Thanks to the pervasiveness of popular culture in everyday life, its products embody a fundamental driving force in forging the collective imaginary of both national and foreign publics. The[...]

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Please Volunteer at ICFA 41!

ICFA 41 “Climate Change and the Anthropocene” is fast approaching! Do consider volunteering. A volunteer team puts the conference on, and you can be part of it. Volunteering is a great way to meet fellow IAFA members, gaze awestruck at[...]

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ICFA 41 News and Updates

ICFA 41 “Climate Change and the Anthropocene” When: March 18–21, 2020 Where: Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA Guest Scholar: Stacy Alaimo, University of Oregon Guest Author: Jeff VanderMeer PLEASE SIGN UP NOW IF YOU HAVEN’T YET AND PLAN[...]

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IAFA Welcomes New Associate to the Conference Director

Dear IAFA Members, The resignation of our long-time Conference Director Donald Morse has meant that our Interim CD Jeri Zulli, who had previously assisted Donald, has been doing the work of two people, for which we are all deeply grateful.[...]

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IAFA International Fantastic Division Theory Roundtable at ICFA 41

Theory Roundtable*, Georges Bataille’s “Theoretical Introduction” to La part maudite / The Accursed Share: An Essay on General Economy The IAFA International Fantastic Division is sponsoring a theory roundtable at ICFA #41 on the “Theoretical Introduction” to French philosopher Georges[...]

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CFP: Mythmoot VII: Defying and Defining the Darkness, June 25–28, 2020, Leesburg, VA, USA

Mythmoot VII: Defying and Defining the Darkness “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” — attributed to Anne Frank When: June 25–28, 2020 Where: The National Conference Center Leesburg, VA USA What is Mythmoot[...]

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Deadline Approaching: Emerging Scholar Award

THE DAVID G. HARTWELL EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD (Originally named the Graduate Student Award, the award was renamed in 2016 to honor the late David. G. Hartwell.) The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts presents an annual award and[...]

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ICFA 41 Update & Hotel Information

ICFA 41 When: March 18–21, 2020 Where: Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA Guest Scholar: Stacy Alaimo, University of Oregon Guest Author: Jeff VanderMeer HOTEL UPDATE Important: Please help the conference by staying when you can at the conference[...]

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