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ICFA 41 Coronavirus Update

Greetings from the Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside! I am down here making preparations for your arrival in just over two weeks. As part of our meetings with the hotel, we have been speaking with the general manager of the hotel,[...]

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ICFA 41 “Climate Change and the Anthropocene” Update

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 WE ARE NOW IN REGISTRATION BLACKOUT. The (draft) program is[...]

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Call for Student Caucus Mentors

The Student Caucus is in need of mentors! The Student Caucus offers a mentoring program for those who are new to ICFA. They match up students who are new to ICFA with a long-standing member who will help introduce them[...]

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CFP: Les mondes de H.R. Giger : entre littératures et arts, The Worlds of Giger : between literature and the arts

Les mondes de H.R. Giger : entre littératures et arts The Worlds of Giger : between literature and the arts Colloque international Organisé par l’Université de Lausanne (UNIL) et la Maison d’Ailleurs (Yverdon-les-Bains) 25-27 novembre 2020, Université de Lausanne Appel[...]

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CFP: SFRA 2020

SFRA 2020 Wednesday, July 8th – Saturday July 11th Indiana University, Bloomington IN Conference Theme: Forms of Fabulation Keynote Speakers: Tavia Nyong’o Kate Marshall Special Guest: John Crowley (author of Little, Big) The Science Fiction Research Association invites proposals for[...]

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2020 IAFA Crawford Award and Shortlist Announced

2020 IAFA Crawford Award and Shortlist Announced The winner of the 2020 Crawford Award, presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts for a first book of fantasy, is Tamsyn Muir for her novel Gideon the[...]

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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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