Author Archives: Skye Cervone

CfP: Special Issue: Children and Popular Culture

CFP: Children and Popular Culture by Patrick Cox, H-NET VP and Editor CFP: Global Studies of Childhood Special Issue: Children and Popular Culture Guest Editor: Patrick Cox, Rutgers University Childhood and youth are always contested notions, but perhaps nowhere more … Continue reading

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CfP: Economics and SF

Economics and SF deadline for submissions: March 31, 2018 full name / name of organization: Vector contact email: vector.submissions@gmail.com How does SF represent and reflect on economic life? How do finance, value, exchange, production, and the everyday economic reality of … Continue reading

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CfP: Special Issue on Afrofuturism

The Journal of Science Fiction is accepting submissions for a special issue on Afrofuturism to be published on January 31, 2018. The Museum of Science Fiction’s annual convention, Escape Velocity, will be hosting literary programming on the subject at this … Continue reading

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CfP: Monsters and Monstrosity, A Special Issue of The Popular Culture Studies Journal

Call for Papers: Monsters and Monstrosity A Special Issue of The Popular Culture Studies Journal Thanks to Norma Jones for supporting special issue. Please consider submitting and share widely. Call for Papers: Monsters and Monstrosity A Special Issue of The … Continue reading

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CfP: Territory, Issue VII – Alternate Earths

Territory, Issue VII – Alternate Earths Maps of the earth might be the most ubiquitous and recognizable type of map, but they also might be the most misleading and the most contested. There is the technical matter of projecting the … Continue reading

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ICFA’s Permanent Special Guest: Brian Aldiss by Gary K. Wolfe

Brian Aldiss’s 1995 essay collection The Detached Retina carries a dedication to “my esteemed friends of the IAFA team,” and he goes on to name more than a dozen individuals, many of whom are still ICFA regulars or past officers. … Continue reading

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CfP: “200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley,” ICFA 39, March 14-18, 2018

Please join us for ICFA 39, March 14-18, 2018, when our theme will be “200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley.” We welcome papers on the work of: Guest of Honor John Kessel (Nebula, Locus and Tiptree … Continue reading

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Brian Aldiss

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our Special Guest Emeritus, Brian Aldiss. Brian was a longtime friend of the IAFA and a giant in the field. He authored over 80 books, edited 40 anthologies, and was … Continue reading

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CfP: Gothic Animals: Uncanny Otherness and the Animal With-Out (edited collection)

Gothic Animals: Uncanny Otherness and the Animal With-Out (edited collection) deadline for submissions: November 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Ruth Heholt and Melissa Edmundson contact email: me.makala@gmail.com Gothic Animals: Uncanny Otherness and the Animal With-Out ‘The boundary … Continue reading

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CfP: ExRe(y) 2018. Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture

The Department of American Literature and Culture at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, in cooperation with the Video Game Research Center, is organizing the second of the biannual ExRe(y) conferences. The two-day international conference titled “ExRe(y) 2018. Exhaustion and Regeneration in … Continue reading

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