Menu

News and Announcements

Organizational News, CFPs, and More

CFP: Glitches and Ghosts – An Interdisciplinary Conference – 17th April

Glitches and Ghosts – An Interdisciplinary Conference – 17th April deadline for submissions: February 17, 2019full name / name of organization: Lancaster Universitycontact email: k.dodd@lancaster.ac.uk Glitches are moments of disruption; they represent the exposure of technical process, moving away from the binaries of[...]

read more

ICFA 40 Registration and Hotel Information

ICFA 40 “Politics and Conflict” When: March 13–17, 2019 Where: Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA Guest Scholar: Mark Bould (University of the West of England) Guest Author: G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, Alif the Unseen) Event details Cost:[...]

read more

Availability of Hotel Rooms for ICFA 40

Availability of Hotel Rooms January and the first week of February are usually our highest hotel registration periods. Our situation right now is that we have plenty of rooms except for the Monday before the conference when our block is[...]

read more

IAFA Election for President and First Vice President Now Open

Hello IAFA Members! Make sure to check the email account linked to your IAFA Member Profile for an opportunity to vote in our election. Voting is now open for the positions of President and First Vice President. The link was[...]

read more

CFP: Contemporary Indigenous Popular Culture Across the Globe, Edited Volume

Call for Papers An edited volume on CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS POPULAR CULTURE ACROSS THE GLOBE Editors: Svetlana Seibel and Kati Dlaske Indigenous Popular Culture is currently one of the fastest-growing fields of contemporary cultural production in the United States and Canada,[...]

read more

CFP: Reading Reality through Science Fiction, University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, Suceava, Romania

Reading Reality through Science Fiction deadline for submissions: June 1, 2019 full name / name of organization: University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava, 13 University Street, 720229 Suceava, Romania contact email: onoriucolacel@litere.usv.ro Reading Reality through Science Fiction The academic journal[...]

read more

CFP: Fan Cultures and the Premodern World, University of Oxford, 5-6 July 2019

Fan Cultures and the Premodern World History Faculty, University of Oxford, 5-6 July 2019 Following the success of the July 2018 colloquium, we are announcing a conference “Fan Cultures and the Premodern World” to be held at Oxford on 5[...]

read more

ICFA Membership Survey

Hello IAFA Members! Make sure to check the email account linked to your IAFA Member Profile for an important survey from the IAFA Board.[...]

read more

CFP: The 2019 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, June 7-8, 2019

ACCSFF ‘19 Call for Papers The 2019 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held Friday and Saturday, June 7-8, 2019, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, one of the[...]

read more

CFP: Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations, Mapping the Mythosphere, 23rd-24th May 2019

Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations Mapping the Mythosphere 23rd-24th May 2019 In her novel The Game (2007) Diana Wynne Jones speaks of the ‘Mythosphere’, an expanding system of inter-related narratives ‘made up of all the stories, theories and beliefs, legends, myths[...]

read more