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ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” Update – Conference Hotel SOLD OUT

ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” 200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley The Thirty-Ninth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts March 14-18, 2018 Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, Orlando, Florida, USA Guests of Honor: John Kessel and[...]

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ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” Updates: Hotel Sold Out, IAFA Store Open

Dear IAFA Members and ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” Attendees: Update! Conference chair Donald Morse writes: “Our room block at the Marriott is full, and at the moment the hotel is also sold out the weekend of the conference. We still[...]

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ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” News and Registration Information

ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” 200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley The Thirty-Ninth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts March 14-18, 2018 Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, Orlando, Florida, USA Guests of Honor: John Kessel and[...]

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Please consider volunteering at ICFA 39!

Please consider volunteering at ICFA 39! Our volunteers are a vital part of ensuring ICFA is a success. You will earn ICFA Bucks for every hour of volunteering. We have increased this year’s rate. You will now earn 10 ICFA[...]

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Early Registration for ICFA 39

ICFA 39 Frankenstein Bicentennial early registration closes on January 13th. If you want the rate of $110 for conference registration, please act now. Prices will only go up! Reminder: you must be a member of IAFA to present at ICFA.[...]

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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.[...]

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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[...]

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Call for Submissions: 2018 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts Announces its 12th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than English. The IAFA defines the fantastic to include science[...]

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New Division Heads Film and Television (FTV) and Fairy Tales and Folk Narratives (FTFN)

Dear IAFA members, The Board is pleased to welcome our two new Division Heads: Valerie Savard will shadow Kyle Bishop as Division Head of Film and Television for the coming conference and start her term at the awards banquet in[...]

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Call for Applications: Director of the Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Call for Applications: Director of the Jamie Bishop Memorial Award Letters of application should address the following items: a. ability to collaborate with the IF Division Head (sharing contacts, etc) b. ability to network with scholars working on all areas[...]

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