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ICFA 42 Information

ICFA 42 “Climate Change and the Anthropocene” When: March 18–21, 2021, via Zoom Guest scholar: Stacy Alaimo (University of Oregon) Guest author: Jeff VanderMeer Call for papers (proposals due November 29, 2020): https://www.fantastic-arts.org/2020/call-for-papers-for-the-42nd-annual-international-conference-on-the-fantastic-in-the-arts-climate-change-and-the-anthropocene/ Detailed scholarly proposal info: https://iaftfita.wildapricot.org/Proposal Netiquette: https://iaftfita.wildapricot.org/Netiquette[...]

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Deadline Extended: Call for Applications, Division Head of the International Fantastic (IF) Division and the Film and Television (FTV) Division

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Division Head of the International Fantastic (IF) Division and the Film and Television (FTV) Division. (Please see division descriptions below.) Division Heads are appointed[...]

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Call for Papers for the 42nd Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Climate Change and the Anthropocene

Call for Papers for the 42nd Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Climate Change and the Anthropocene March 18-21, 2021 ICFA 42 will be a virtual event. *Submissions portal opens 2 November and closes 29 November* Since[...]

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Call for Division Head Applications: International Fantastic and Film and Television

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Division Head of the International Fantastic (IF) Division and the Film and Television (FTV) Division. (Please see division descriptions below.) Division Heads are appointed[...]

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Final Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Final Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 15th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than[...]

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IAFA 2021 Statement

IAFA 2021 Statement Dear IAFA Members, The Board has been monitoring the ongoing situation with the pandemic closely and has met twice this summer to consider options for the 2021 conference. The future prospects remain unclear, but based on information[...]

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Call for IAFA Volunteers

The Executive Board of the IAFA is interested in receiving input on how we can more effectively reach out to and engage with authors and scholars who are Black, Indigenous, or belong to other communities of People of Color (BIPOC),[...]

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News from the IAFA Board

2021 ICFA: I’m sure you are all curious as to how plans are going for next year’s conference. At its June meeting, the Board discussed options for various possible scenarios and contingency plans. We believe it is still too early[...]

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Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 15th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than English.[...]

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Announcing The 11th Annual Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award: Call for Emerging Writers

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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