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Journal Launch

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to pass on the announcement of the launch of the first issue of the new journal Alambique: revista académica de ciencia ficción y fantasía /Jornal acadêmico de ficção científica e fantasia [Alambique: Academic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy]. … Continue reading

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Obituary: Martha Bartter

Martha Bartter, 80, a longtime member of IAFA and perhaps its longest serving treasurer from 1995-2003, died on June 18 following an automobile accident in Kirksville, Mo., where she was a retired professor of English at Truman State University.  She … Continue reading

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New York Review of Science Fiction #300

Special Anniversary Issue: On Wolfe’s Genius; Maps and Blank Spaces; Ghosts, Living and Otherwise; Cynthia Asquith’s Ghosts; Ursula K. Le Guin’s short fiction, in depth; Bruce McAllister’s magic; Deep sea puppets; Scalzi’s metafictions; and a passel of screed! From the … Continue reading

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CFP for Special Issue of Composition Studies

Theme: Comics, Multimodality, and Composition For 43.1 (Spring 2015) Guest Editor: Dale Jacobs, University of Windsor DESCRIPTION Over the past ten years, composition has increasingly embraced writing and reading in multiple modes (words, but also images, sounds, video, spatial relationships, gestures, and … Continue reading

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CFP: Panel on Sexuality in Science/Speculative and Fantasy Fiction

  For a panel on the academic track at Loncon3 – the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention: http://academicloncon3.wordpress.com/ Science/Speculative and Fantasy fiction are genres in which many things (arguably anything) is possible. This ought to include exploring alternatives to normative … Continue reading

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CFP: War Gothic

For a book-length collection entitled War Gothic, we invite essays on the intersection of the gothic tradition in literature, art, cinema, television, as well as in visual and digital media, with the representation of war and the military in its … Continue reading

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CFP for Edited Collection: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Popular Fantasy

Proposals are invited for essays which explore non-normative representations of gender and sexuality in a range of contemporary popular fantasy, including, but not limited to: tv episodes and series, films, computer games and MMORPGs, novels and short stories, comics and … Continue reading

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THE 2014 DELL MAGAZINES AWARD

The 2014 Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing is now open for submissions. Please note there is a class-project category. Guidelines follow:  THE 2014 DELL MAGAZINES AWARD For Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and … Continue reading

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The Real Genre Middle Ages

  How does twenty-first century genre-literature engage with the history and literature of the Middle Ages? This session invites submissions which explore genre medievalisms from any angle. How do contemporary social and cultural trends and concerns intersect with the medieval … Continue reading

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WINNERS OF THE 2013 SF&F TRANSLATION AWARDS

Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards PO Box 64128, Sunnyvale CA 94088-4128 USA info@sfftawards.org<mailto:info@sfftawards.org>; http://www.sfftawards.org/ AUGUST 24, 2013 WINNERS OF THE 2013 SF&F TRANSLATION AWARDS The Association for the Recognition of Excellence in SF & F Translation (ARESFFT) is delighted … Continue reading

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