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The Maester’s Chain:  Essays on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire Edited by: Dr. Susan Johnston, Associate Professor of English, University of Regina Dr. Jes Battis, Assistant Professor of English, University of Regina “A master forges his … Continue reading

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CfP Studies in the Novel

Call for Papers For a special issue on “Science Fictions” Studies in the Novel seeks critical responses to the genres of SF.  Essays would consider debates within SF’s various communities of genre and affiliation, as well as across these communities, with an … Continue reading

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CFP JFA-Performance Issue

Just a reminder since the deadline August 1st: “Performing the Fantastic” — special issue of the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts Jen Gunnels, Drama Critic/ New York Review of Science Fiction Isabella van Elferen, Musicologist/ Utrecht University The … Continue reading

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Iconic SF writer, Ray Bradbury dies at age 91

Re-printed from a statement on his web site: Ray Bradbury, recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2004 National Medal of Arts, and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, died on June … Continue reading

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CFP: Postmodern Theory, Science Fiction and Race panel at SAMLA (Nov. 9-11, Durham NC)

Postmodern Theory, Science Fiction and Race In Science Fiction Culture, Camille Bacon-Smith comments that: “…when the ethnographer asks the question, ‘What does postmodern culture look like?’ the obvious place to find the answer is the science fiction community.” As a … Continue reading

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Call for Chapters–CW’s Supernatural

Call for Chapters: On the Highway to Hell and Back: Critical Essays on the Television Series Supernatural One-page Abstracts Due June 20th, 2012 First complete draft (15-20 pages plus works cited) due by September 20th, 2012. Supernatural, now in its … Continue reading

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Leo Dillon (1933-2012)

Artist Leo Dillon, 79, died May 26, 2012. Dillon is best known for his professional and personal partnership with wife Diane Dillon (née Sorber) — they are the only artist team to jointly win a Hugo for Best Professional Artist … Continue reading

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CFP: NEPCA SF and Fantasy CFP

2012 Conference of The Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA) St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York 26-27 October 2012 Proposals by 20 June 2012 (UPDATED) Proposals are invited from scholars of all levels for papers to be presented … Continue reading

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Compton Crook Award Winner announced

The Compton Crook Award Winner for the 2012 prize is T. C. McCarthy for Germline, published by Orbit. The Compton Crook Award is presented to the best first novel of the year written by a single author: collaborations are not … Continue reading

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FINALISTS: 2012 Campbell and Sturgeon Awards

The finalists for this year’s Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (honoring the best short science fiction or fantasy story published in 2011) and John W. Campbell Memorial Award (honoring the best science fiction novel of 2011) have just been announced. 2012 … Continue reading

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