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IAFA GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts presents an annual award and stipend to the graduate student submitting the most outstanding paper at the Association’s conference. The award, and a check for $250, will be presented to the winner at … Continue reading

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Reminder – CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century

(abstracts: 30 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014) full name / name of organization: Supernatural Studies Association Journal contact email: supernaturalstudies@gmail.com The Supernatural Studies Journal is now accepting proposals for a themed issue on the supernatural in the nineteenth century … Continue reading

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PhD opportunities

AHRC funding for UK/EU Arts and Humanities research students The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the Arts and Humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between Nottingham … Continue reading

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Doris Lessing

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Doris Lessing, 94, died at her home in London on November 17.  Lessing was Guest of Honor for ICFA’s tenth annual conference in 1989, only a year after the conference relocated to Fort Lauderdale, and proved quickly … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: ICFA Poetry

Words and words. Dear all, it’s time to think of offering a fantastic/scifi/horror poetry (no prose please!!) reading at the conference! As usual, we have two sessions, 1 hr and 1 1/2 hours, so aim to be able to have … Continue reading

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Symposium Announcement and First Call for Papers: The Politics and Law of Doctor Who

Friday 5th September 2014 University of Westminster Doctor Who is the BBC’s longest-running drama television series and the world’s longest-running science fiction series. The massive public attention devoted to the show’s 50th anniversary and to its choice of new lead actor confirms that … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions – The Guillermo Guide: Inside del Toro’s World of Gods and Monsters

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most interesting people currently involved in genre in its various expressions. He is an artist who embodies his art that comes as a result of his creative passions and deep reflection. One of … Continue reading

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CfP: Pulp Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS Pulp magazines were a series of mostly English-language, predominantly American, magazines printed on rough pulp paper.  They were often illustrated with highly stylized, full-page cover art and numerous line art illustrations of the fictional content.  They were sold … Continue reading

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CFP: Edited collection: Late Capitalism and Mere Genre

Benjamin J. Robertson, University of Colorado, Boulder I seek proposals for essays that explore the relationship between late capitalist culture/economics and texts which, in one manner or another, are “merely” generic. According to Fredric Jameson and others, late capitalism is characterized by new … Continue reading

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2ND BRAM STOKER BIRTHDAY LECTURE

Dear Colleagues, I’d like to draw your attention to this forthcoming Bram Stoker event in Whitby: 2ND BRAM STOKER BIRTHDAY LECTURE (PROF. SIR CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING) AND SYMPOSIUM, WHITBY MUSEUM, 8 NOVEMBER The 2nd Bram Stoker Birthday Lecture and Symposium will … Continue reading

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