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Call for Applications: IAFA On-Site Technical Officer

Call for Applications: IAFA On-Site Technical Officer The IAFA requests applications for individuals interested in becoming our On-Site Technical Officer. The person who occupies this position is responsible for all technology use for and at ICFA. This includes purchasing audio[...]

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ICFA 43 Updates

ICFA Program Because we extended the deadline for submissions, everything else also got pushed back a little including sending out acceptance letters and drafting the program. Unfortunately, there were some portal issues that delayed our progress even more. We are[...]

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ICFA 43 Travel Subventions

Dear ICFA Attendees: The IAFA Board is thrilled to renew its practice of providing travel subventions for students and other scholars who do not receive institutional funding. These are apportioned as follows: 2 scholars: one international (non-U.S.) at $700, one[...]

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Brian Attebery wins World Fantasy Award

Dear IAFA Community: It is with great pride and pleasure that the IAFA announces that our own Brian Attebery has won a World Fantasy Award in the category “Special Award – Non-Professional” for his 16 years at the helm of[...]

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CFP: The 43rd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Deadline Extended to 15 November

Update: The IAFA Executive Board has decided to extend the submission deadline for the March 2022 ICFA until 11:59 p.m. November 15, Eastern U.S. time. The 43rd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts FANTASTIC COMMUNITIES March 16-20, 2022[...]

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March ICFA Update

Dear Members of the Fantastic Community: ICFA in March: After a highly successful live symposium in October, the Executive Board of the IAFA has decided that, if conditions remain essentially the same (hopefully they will improve) we intend to go[...]

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Final call for submissions: 2022 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Final Call for Submissions: 2022 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 16th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than[...]

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New IAFA Treasurer

On behalf of the IAFA Executive Board, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Sean Nixon has been appointed Treasurer of the IAFA effective 10/1/2021. Sean replaces long-time Treasurer Dr. William “Bill” Clemente. The Board would like to extend its[...]

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Call for Nominations: IAFA President

The term of IAFA President Dale Knickerbocker comes to an end after the March 2022 conference. The Board would like to thank Dale for his extraordinary service under difficult circumstances and for his vision and leadership in guiding IAFA through[...]

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Portal Date Change for ICFA 43

The submission portal for ICFA 43: Fantastic Communities will be opening on October 4th, rather than August 31st as was stated on the original CFP. This is to reduce confusion with our upcoming special symposium. The updated CFP can be[...]

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