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CfP: Something Stirs in the Shadows: Textualizing Horror and Theorizing the Indian (edited volume)

There is a metaphysical gravity that pulls consciousness towards the incomprehensible darkness of ‘dread,’ like the impulse to willingly dive into the abyss, as into something utterly unknown – an analogy made famous by Kierkegaard in The Concept of Dread.[...]

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Submissions open for a Superhero Anthology

Submissions open for a Superhero Anthology Behind the Mask is Meerkat Press’ next themed anthology and it’s all about superheroes! But not how they saved the world this time. We’re more interested in the ordinary day-to-day challenges facing these extraordinary[...]

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Short Entries on Economics in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Short Entries on Economics in Science Fiction and Fantasy deadline for submissions: January 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Economics in Science Fiction and Fantasy contact email: j.walton@northumbria.ac.uk Researchers are invited to submit short entries on individual works[...]

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CfP: New American Notes Online NANO Issue 12 on Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Call for Papers: New American Notes Online NANO Issue 12 on Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deadline: February 1, 2017 Special Issue: Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Narrative, Characters, Media, and Event Guest Editors: Jason W. Ellis, Alan Lovegreen, and[...]

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CfP: Uses of Fantasy in Changing Media Landscape, University of Jyväskylä

Uses of Fantasy in Changing Media Landscape October 20–21, 2016, University of Jyväskylä Jyväskylä, Finland   In recent years, fantasy fiction has gained popularity in different mediums. For instance, in television fantastic or speculative themes are more visible than ever[...]

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CfP: Graduate Journal aspeers, “American Monsters”

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on “American Monsters” Date: October 23, 2016 Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Literature, Graduate Studies “The monster notoriously appears at times of crisis,” Jeffrey Jerome Cohen[...]

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CfP: Octavia Butler Essay Collection

deadline for submissions: December 15, 2016 full name / name of organization: Martin Japtok/Rafiki Jenkins contact email: mjaptok@palomar.edu We invite essays on any aspect of Octavia Butler’s multi-faceted work, from her continued exploration of the topics of domination, slavery, symbiosis,[...]

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CfP: Why Afrofuturism, Why Now? (NeMLA 2017, March 23-26, Baltimore)

Why Afrofuturism, Why Now? (NeMLA 2017, March 23-26, Baltimore) deadline for submissions: September 30, 2016 full name / name of organization: NeMLA 2017 contact email: mbelilgn@umbc.edu 48th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association March 23-26, 2017 Baltimore, Maryland This session[...]

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CfP: The World in 2050: Imagining and Creating Just Climate Futures

The World in 2050: Imagining and Creating Just Climate Futures deadline for submissions: August 15, 2016 full name / name of organization: University of California, Santa Barbara contact email: ehcfellow@gmail.com The World in 2050: Imagining and Creating Just Climate Futures[...]

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CfP: The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference at Bates College, Maine

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference deadline for submissions: January 9, 2017 full name / name of organization: Lisa Walters/Liverpool Hope University contact email: walterl@hope.ac.uk The International Margaret Cavendish Society is pleased to announce that the next biannual conference[...]

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