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Call for Applications: IAFA Book Room Liaison

Call for Applications: IAFA Book Room Liaison The IAFA Board invites applications for the position of Book Room Liaison. Requirements The successful application will have · a knowledge of the field of speculative fiction publications · good organization skills ·[...]

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CfP: Osiris volume on Frankenstein and its Iterations in the History of Science and Medicine, Deadline Oct. 15

Osiris volume on Frankenstein and its iterations in the history of science and medicine Type: Call for Papers Date: October 15, 2016 Location: United States Subject Fields: History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Intellectual History To follow the publication of[...]

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CfP: From R.U.R. to Mr. Burns: Science Fiction Takes the Stage, Comparative Drama Conference, April 6-8, in Orlando, FL

From R.U.R. to Mr. Burns: Science Fiction Takes the Stage deadline for submissions: November 26, 2016 full name / name of organization: Panel Call for Comparative Drama Conference contact email: Lsnyder4990@stevenson.edu Science Fiction as a genre is ubiquitous in our[...]

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An Announcement from the President Regarding the ICFA Book Room

Dear IAFA Members, At our meeting in March, the IAFA Board discussed several issues assocationed with the ongoing operation of the book room. We propose several changes to the Book Room at the conference, including decreasing the amount of back[...]

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CfP: Cinderella Conference, University of Bedfordshire

Call For Papers Three-hundred and nineteen years since the publication of Charles Perrault’s famous Histories du Temps Passé, the myth of Cinderella remains integral to many current facets of our cultures. Inspired by the University of Bedfordshire’s collection of scripts,[...]

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2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin

2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin Symposium on feminist SF to highlight Oregon’s own Grand Master Welcoming scholars, luminaries, and fans of speculative fiction to Eugene, the University of Oregon will host a two-day[...]

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CfP: Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference held in tandem with StokerCon 2017, Long Beach, California

Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference held in tandem with StokerCon 2017 Conference Dates: April 27 – 30, 2017 Conference Hotel: The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California Conference Website: www.StokerCon2017.org The Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference co-chairs invite all interested scholars and academics[...]

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CfP: Special Issue: The Intersections of Disability and Science Fiction, Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies Special issue: The Intersections of Disability and Science Fiction Guest editors: Ria Cheyne (Disability and Education, Liverpool Hope University) and Kathryn Allan (Independent Scholar, Canada) “No other literary genre comes close to articulating[...]

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CfP: “Disability and Disciplines” Hope University, Liverpool

Disability and Disciplines taking place next year in the UK. Disability and Science Fiction Calling all disability and science fiction scholars, I am proposing a disability and science fiction panel for the Centre of Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope[...]

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CfP: Fairy Tales, Folk Lore and Legends

Fairy Tales, Folk Lore and Legends 2nd Global Conference Call for Participation 2017 Tuesday 4th April – Thursday 6th April 2017 Lisbon, Portugal In contemporary retellings of historic fairy tales certain characters recur without failure: wicked witches, evil stepmothers, Rumplestiltskin,[...]

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