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CFP (reminder): Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Twenty-First Century Fantasy Literature

Panel at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo. May 9-12, 2013 http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/ Organizer: Helen Young Moderator: Carol L. Robinson For a work of contemporary fantasy literature to be compared with those of J. R. R. Tolkien can be either compliment or … Continue reading

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Section on Popular Culture and Mass Media for the Latin American Studies Association

Section on Popular Culture and Mass Media for the Latin American Studies Association A new Section on Popular Culture and Mass Media has been approved for the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for 2013. The endorsement of at least 50 … Continue reading

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CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/12; 2/13-16/2013) Join us for the 34rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 13-16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area … Continue reading

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CFP: 2013 Eaton/SFRA Conference

Call for Papers The 2013 Joint Eaton/SFRA Conference Science Fiction Media April 10-14, 2013 Riverside Marriott Hotel Riverside, California This conference—cosponsored by the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy (UC Riverside) and the Science Fiction Research Association—will examine science … Continue reading

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CfP – European Fandom and Fan Studies

European Fandom and Fan Studies, 10 November 2012 One Day Symposium, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis and University of Amsterdam Department of Media Studies Call for Papers Fan Studies is growing but primarily focused in North America. This one day … Continue reading

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Steampunk volume – CFP

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk. The anthology will present a varied look at steampunk culture and criticism, presenting a comprehensive look at the genre’s impact and development … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: ‘Adventures in Textuality – Adaptation in the Twenty-First Century

Two-Day International Conference: University of Sunderland 3rd/ 4th April 2013. Keynote Speakers: Dr. Will Brooker (author of ‘Hunting the Dark Knight: Twenty-First Century Batman’, ‘Batman Unmasked’ and editor of ‘The Blade Runner Experience’). Professor Christine Geraghty (author of ‘Now a … Continue reading

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CfP: Gothic: Culture, Subculture, Counterculture – Conference

Date: Friday 8th-Saturday 9th March 2013 Location / Hosed by: St Mary’s University College, Twickenham and Strawberry Hill House Confirmed Speakers: • Michael Snodin (The Victoria and Albert Museum) • Prof John Bowen (University of York) • Prof Allan Simmons … Continue reading

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SF&F Translation Award winners

Winners Of the 2012 SF&F Translation Awards Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards PO Box 64128, Sunnyvale CA 94088-4128 USA info@sfftawards.org; http://www.sfftwards.org/ July 21st, 2012 Winners Of the 2012 SF&F Translation Awards The Association for the Recognition of Excellence in … Continue reading

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Head of Visual and Performing Arts and Audiences Division

As many of you may know, the IAFA has undergone Division changes in the past few years, which resulted in the formation of two new Divisions, Participatory and Convergence Studies and Visual and Performing Arts. Over the past five years … Continue reading

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