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Call for Interim Technology Officer

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Interim Chief Technology Officer.   The duties involved in the position include: inputting the conference program into the Sched app and continuing to update[...]

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2023 IAFA Crawford Award and Shortlist Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/7/2023 2023 IAFA Crawford Award and Shortlist Announced   The winner of the 2023 Crawford Award, presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts for a first book of fantasy published the prior[...]

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Call for Fantasy Literature Division Head

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Division Head of the Fantasy Literature (FL) Division. (Please see the division description below.) Division Heads are appointed by the President on the recommendation[...]

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Reminder: Call for Nominations for 1st VP and PIO

There are still a few days left to nominate or self-nominate someone for two open IAFA board positions: First Vice President The IAFA requests nominations for individuals interested in becoming our First Vice President. Nominees must be members in good[...]

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CFP: Disruptive Imaginations, Joint Annual Conference of SFRA and GfF, TU Dresden, Germany, August 15-19, 2023

Disruptive Imaginations¬† Joint Annual Conference of SFRA and GfF TU Dresden, Germany, August 15-19, 2023   This conference will merge the annual meetings of the Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) and the German Association for Research in the Fantastic (GfF).[...]

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Call for Nominations: IAFA 1st Vice President and Public Information Officer

First Vice President The IAFA requests nominations for individuals interested in becoming our First Vice President. Nominees must be members in good standing. Before nominating someone, please make sure they are a member and willing to stand for election. Self-nominations[...]

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Announcing the New Director of Creative Programming

Dear IAFA Members: I’m very pleased to share that Dr. Samantha Baugus will now be serving the IAFA as our new volunteer Director of Creative Programming. The Director of Creative Programming (a new role) assists the Second Vice President with[...]

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CFP: The 44th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Afrofuturism

The 44th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts Afrofuturism Guest of Honor: Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki Guest Scholar: Isiah Lavender III March 15-18, 2023 Orlando Marriott Lakeside Hotel   The theme of the 2023 ICFA will be “Afrofuturism.” If[...]

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3rd Call for October Volunteers!

As our October VICFA is drawing near, we are still looking for volunteers willing to help as tech support during the upcoming virtual conference. We have received 13 generous offers of help, but given the number of concurrent streams and[...]

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2nd Call for VICFA Volunteers!

Following our previous post, we have received several generous offers of help, but we need more hands on deck! IAFA is inviting members willing to volunteer as tech support during the upcoming virtual conference (also known as VICFA). The conference[...]

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