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IAFA Update and New Survey

ICFA 41 “Climate Change and Anthropocene” will be held March 18–21, 2020, at the Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, Orlando, Florida. Guest scholar is Stacy Alaimo (UT-Arlington), and guest author is Jeff VanderMeer. Thank you to the 33 people who have[...]

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Call for Division Head Applications: VPAA

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Division Head of the Visual and Performing Arts and Audiences (VPAA) Division. (Please see division description below.) Division Heads are appointed by the President,[...]

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CFP: Dreaming with all Senses. Sensory Perception in Aesthetic Dream Representations, from the 10th to the 12th of February 2020 at Saarland University

Call for Papers International Conference for Early Career Researchers held by the DFG-funded Research Training Group “European Dream Cultures” from the 10th to the 12th of February 2020 at Saarland University Dreaming with all Senses. Sensory Perception in Aesthetic Dream[...]

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CFP: Imagining Alternatives – Speculative Fiction and the Political, 11th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft fuer Fantastikforschung (GFF)

Imagining Alternatives – Speculative Fiction and the Political 11th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft fuer Fantastikforschung (GFF) in cooperation with the German Popular Culture Studies Association (GPCA) September 10-12, 2020, University of Augsburg, Germany Author Ian McEwan’s recent claims that[...]

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Reminder: Call for Nominations: IAFA Second Vice-President and Public Information Officer

Reminder: Call for Nominations: IAFA Second Vice-President and Public Information Officer Nominations are open until 30 October. The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces a call for nominations for the elected Executive Board positions of Second Vice-President[...]

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CFP for Panel ICFA 2020 on Expanding the Archive (plus a special issue of JFA)

CFP for Panel ICFA 2020 on Expanding the Archive (plus a special issue of JFA) In 2019, the fanfiction site Archive of Our Own (AO3) won a Hugo award. This repository of nearly 5 million original works, representing over 30[...]

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ICFA Creative Presentations

Dear ICFA Community: As you may know, ICFA has a creative track (in addition to our academic divisions) where authors, artists, and editors can participate in conference programming. Most of the creative track features invited authors giving readings of their[...]

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Final Call for Submissions: 2020 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Final Call for Submissions: 2020 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 14th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than[...]

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CFP for ICFA 2020: Trans Futurisms

CFP for ICFA 2020: Trans Futurisms In the first issue of Transgender Studies Quarterly, Susan Stryker and Paisley Currah write, “Transgender does not simply critique present configurations of power/knowledge; it is engaged with all manner of unexpected becomings, oriented toward[...]

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CFP: Horror(s) of Childhood and Adolescence

Please find pasted below the call for papers for the next issue of Dzieciństwo. Literatura i Kultura [Childhood: Literature and Culture], a biannual journal published at the University of Warsaw, Poland. The theme of the issue is Horror(s) of childhood[...]

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