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CfP: LFA “Alternate Worlds” | Literature/Film Conference – October 13-16, 2016

Type: Call for Papers Date: June 20, 2016 Location: New Jersey, United States Subject Fields: Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Literature, Journalism and Media Studies, Cultural History / Studies Film and media adaptations have frequently projected an alternate[...]

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CfP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy

The recent rise of the interdisciplinary subfield of “Energy Humanities” as a prominent critical endeavor has seen an efflorescence of academic and cultural production from around the world focusing on the crucial topic of energy resources. A major spur for[...]

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Student Caucus Election Results

Beginning August 1st, Amanda Rudd will serve as Student Caucus Representative, and Sarah Fish will serve as Student Caucus Vice-Representative. Congratulations, Amanda and Sarah![...]

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CfP: 47th Annual Mythopoeic Conference

47th Annual Mythopoeic Conference Omni Colonnade – San Antonio, Texas August 5-8, 2016 Faces of Mythology: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Author Guest of Honor: Midori Snyder Midori Snyder is an American writer of fantasy, mythic fiction, and nonfiction on myth and folklore. She has published[...]

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CfP: Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas: Imagination, Knowledge, Exploitation, from Antiquity to 1600 31 May-3 Jun 2017 Cerisy-la-Salle (France)

AQUATIC ANIMALS AND MONSTERS OF THE NORTHERN SEAS: IMAGINATION, KNOWLEDGE, EXPLOITATION, FROM ANTIQUITY TO 1600 The Colloquium is devoted to the history of fish, aquatic monsters and mammals in the northern seas (the English Channel, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Norwegian[...]

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CfP: Utopia at the Border, Fourth Symposium of the Imaginaries of the Future Network

Utopia at the Border The fourth symposium of the Imaginaries of the Future Research Network University of Regensburg, 20-22 September 2016 ‘There was a wall. It did not look important…’ – Ursula Le Guin, The Dispossessed ‘[We seek]…a world without[...]

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CfP: Science Fantasy Panel at Escape Velocity, July 1-3, 2016 (deadline May 27, 2016)

Science Fantasy Panel at Escape Velocity, July 1-3, 2016 (deadline May 27, 2016) full name / name of organization: Kris Swank / Signum University, Hollis, NH (http://signumuniversity.org/) contact email: kris.swank@signumu.org   CALL FOR PANELISTS-SCIENCE FANTASY: CROSSING THE BRIDGE WITH CLARKE’S[...]

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PhD Scholarship in Climate Change Fiction

Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD scholarship in the Department of Literary Studies at Ghent University, Belgium, tenable for a period of up to four years. The successful candidate will participate in the research project “Imagining Climate Change: Fiction, Memory,[...]

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CfP: Economic Science Fictions

The newly established Goldsmiths Press will be publishing a collection of essays on the topic of ‘economic science fictions’. The volume will be edited by Will Davies, Co-Director of PERC, and encompass various disciplinary perspectives, writing styles, including fiction and[...]

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CfP: Monster Media in their Historical Contexts

Type: Call for Papers Date: May 31, 2016 Location: Germany Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Popular Culture Studies   Series or movies on vampires, werewolves, zombies, and monsters are en[...]

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