Submit a Proposal to ICFA

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

Please read the updated ICFA Submission Rules for both research and creative programming.

Please read the updated  ICFA Programming Deadlines.

The submissions period for ICFA 40 is from
1 September, 2018 through 31 October, 2018 (Orlando, FL time.)

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Your Proposal

What is the nature of your proposal?

* Paper sessions consist of 3 participants, each of whom presents a paper not exceeding 20 minutes in length.

** In an academic panel presentation, a maximum of 4 panelists offer brief remarks on the topic under consideration, after which panelists and public participate in a moderated discussion.

*** In a theory roundtable, an important theoretical reading selected in advance of the ICFA is discussed by attendees.

Wednesday Scheduling

The ICFA considers "No Wednesday scheduling" requests. Requests not to be scheduled on other days may be considered only for religious observances. Please contact the Second Vice President to request not being scheduled on any day other than Wednesday.

Required Acknowledgements

Conference Presentation Equipment Policies

  • There is *no* Wi-Fi available in the rooms where sessions/panel/roundtables are held. Presentations must be independent of Internet access.
  • Projectors are equipped for VGA hookups. Presenters are responsible for bringing any connectors or converters they require.

Proposal Completion

A few moments after you click Send Proposal, if your submission was successful, you will see a message indicating that your proposal was sent. You should also receive an email acknowledgement. If you don't receive the email after a few minutes, check any spam filter folder you have. If it's not there, just check with the division head to verify receipt.