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Seminar on Appalachian folk and fairy tales at WVU

An exciting opportunity will be taking place at West Virginia University this coming June. Folklorist and literary scholar Carl Lindahl will be leading the WVU English Department’s annual Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies from June 9-12, 2011 on … Continue reading

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5 minutes of your time to help IAFA

Hey folks! The ICFA-32 Survey is live! Send us your feedback, both the good and the bad! We want to hear it all! 5-10 minutes of your time will help us continue to improve the conference!

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Diana Wynne Jones 1934-2011

We are deeply saddened to lose respected author and friend Diana Wynne Jones to cancer.

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ICFA parking and wifi

Here is the information on parking at the Orlando Airport Marriott, for those of you who will be joining us for the first time (and as a reminder for some): There is generally a charge for parking at the hotel, hence there … Continue reading

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Final program published!

The final ICFA 2011 program, or now with abstracts, has been finalized and published and this year with abstracts included! Remember to watch the errata on-site for any last minute changes! Note! The bookmarks in this pdf are not accessible … Continue reading

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Head of Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Art Division

After four years of much-appreciated service as CYA Division Head, Amie Rotruck is stepping aside to allow someone else the opportunity. The IAFA board, on behalf of the entire IAFA community, thanks Amie for the hard work that she has … Continue reading

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European Affliate call for papers

Did you know we have a European affiliate? Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung. More information can be found at http://www.fantastikforschung.de/. EUROFAN: New Directions of the European Fantastic After the Cold War Second Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (GFF) within the framework … Continue reading

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Congratulations new board members!!

The board meeting is underway! This is breaking news from the heart of the board meeting… Congratulations Brigid Shannon, the new Registration/Membership Coordinator and to Mike Smith and Curtis Potterveld, the new co-Chief Technology Officers!! We’re excited to have these … Continue reading

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Last days to apply!

You know you’ve been curious about the inner workings of ICFA! It’s not late to find out… apply before end of day tomorrow and satisfy that healthy curiosity!! Two board positions are open and applicants can forward a cover letter … Continue reading

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*Deadline Extended* CfP: SFRA 2010

Proposal and Regular (non-late) registration deadlines have been extended to May 15. And in case you haven’t seen it yet, visit the conference website at www.sfra2010.ning.com. Rather than a static site, this year’s conference web presence is a social network … Continue reading

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