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Future of ICFA Results

Dear IAFA Members, As you know, the IAFA Executive Board has been gathering information in preparation for making the decision as to the future of the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts. In particular, we wanted to address[...]

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Tucson Hard-Science SF Group – Upcoming Streaming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS TUCSON HARD-SCIENCE SF GROUP Streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHUlsmR9M8Nqco76JyZnU4w  July 2 Tosi Abegbija–“Internet of Things and Beyond” Tosi is an amazing Prof. of electrical engineering at the Univ. of Arizona. He is back by popular demand. Plot material for SF is[...]

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CFP: “The Global Fantastic,” IAFA Online Conference

IAFA Online Conference October 7-9, 2022 “The Global Fantastic”   For a very long time, the fantastic and its spectrum of genres—science fiction, fantasy, horror, old and new weird, and others—has been perceived as very white and very English and[...]

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Announcing the 2022-2024 Student Caucus Board!

Please welcome the 2022-2024 Student Caucus Board! Representative Andrew Erickson is doctoral researcher and instructor in American Studies at Europa-Universität Flensburg and Editorial Assistant for Amerikastudien / American Studies. Recent publications focus on anti-intellectualism and counterfactual history, and on the[...]

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CFP: “The Global Fantastic,” IAFA Online Conference

IAFA Online Conference October 7-9, 2022 “The Global Fantastic” For a very long time, the fantastic and its spectrum of genres—science fiction, fantasy, horror, old and new weird, and others—has been perceived as very white and very English and French.[...]

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Appointment of the Editorial Collective at the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

After a lengthy selection and interview process, the Executive Board of the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts is pleased to announce the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts’ new Editorial Collective: Mailyn Abreu Toribio, who will[...]

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The 2022 IAFA Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award

The IAFA Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award recognizes emerging authors who use science fiction to address issues of Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination. To be considered for the award, submit the following: 200-word statement with background & goals in writing SF 4,000-word[...]

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ICFA 43 Updates & Conference App

Welcome to ICFA! Are you not coming after all? Please let me know so I can cancel your attendance in the computer system. We don’t give refunds this late but rather will credit you; you must use the credit within[...]

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New On-Site Technical Officer

It is with great pleasure that the IAFA Executive Board announces that Carol McMullen-Pettit will be assuming the position of On-Site Technical Officer (OSTO) at this year’s ICFA. The OSTO is crucial to the functioning of the conference: they are[...]

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One week to ICFA 43! Announcements and Invitations Inside

It’s almost time for ICFA! Please see the call for volunteers, two invitations, and your own handy-dandy packing list below. If your plans have changed and you are unable to attend, please let me know so I can ensure your[...]

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