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Volunteer Survey

Our registrar ask attendees to fill out this volunteer survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1krBnXe7eswxCoIYfFdCAJOSVzuPP09NRQxtm29YDfVA/viewform

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BOOK HOTEL AT CONFERENCE RATE

TODAY is the last day to book a hotel room at the IAFA rate. http://iafa.highpoint.edu/annual-conference/the-hotel/  

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Sunday Excursion to the Kennedy Space Center

Hi, everybody, I hope you are all looking forward to ICFA. I am finalizing plans for transportation for our Sunday Excursion to the Kennedy Space Center, and I want to make sure I have room for everybody who wants to … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Collection adds Filk as Deeper than Swords Exhibit Closes

Marketing and Communications | January 08, 2014 Fans of Game of Thrones have until February 7, 2013, to visit the George R. R. Martin Deeper than Swords exhibit at Cushing Memorial Library and Archives before it closes. The exhibit showcases objects, editions and manuscripts from the … Continue reading

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CfP: “Popular Culture” – second issue of e-journal helden. heroes. héros.

Whether heroes of Antiquity such as Ulysses or Achill, biblical heroes like David or Judith, medieval folk heroes like Robin Hood or Joan of Arc, heroes of national revolution such as Danton or Marat, literary heroes and anti-heroes like Don … Continue reading

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8th Science Fiction Foundation Masterclass in Science Fiction Criticism

The Eighth Science Fiction Foundation Masterclass in Science Fiction Criticism will be held from Monday 11 August 2014 to Wednesday 13 August, immediately before Loncon3, the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention. We are pleased to announce that the venue will … Continue reading

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Samatar Wins 2014 Crawford Award

 The winner of the 2014 Crawford Memorial Award, presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts for an outstanding first fantasy book, is Sofia Samatar for A Stranger in Olondria (Small Beer Press). According to award … Continue reading

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Book Hotel Accommodations Now

Dear IAFA Members, The Board would like to remind everyone that the hotel block is often booked well in advance of the conference, and if you haven’t secured a reservation you should do so as soon as possible. Here’s a … Continue reading

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CfP reminder: Fantastic Games: Ludic imaginary spaces and their socio-cultural impact

Fifth annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung e.V. [Association for Research in the Fantastic] at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt September 11 – 14, 2014   In Homo Ludens (1938), his essential and seminal study that is frequently seen as the beginning of Game Studies as we understand them … Continue reading

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Activities in London Summer of 2014

9th and 10th August: Nine Worlds Geekfest at the Raddison Heathrow: https://nineworlds.co.uk/2014/tickets 11-13th August Science Fiction Foundation Masterclass. 14th-18th August Worldcon in London http://www.loncon3.org 20th August Bujold Conference, Anglia Ruskin Cambridge: http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/52317 21st August: Irradiating the Object: M. John Harrison Warwick University … Continue reading

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