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CfP: “Popular Culture” – second issue of e-journal helden. heroes. héros.

Whether heroes of Antiquity such as Ulysses or Achill, biblical heroes like David or Judith, medieval folk heroes like Robin Hood or Joan of Arc, heroes of national revolution such as Danton or Marat, literary heroes and anti-heroes like Don … Continue reading

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CfP reminder: Fantastic Games: Ludic imaginary spaces and their socio-cultural impact

Fifth annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung e.V. [Association for Research in the Fantastic] at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt September 11 – 14, 2014   In Homo Ludens (1938), his essential and seminal study that is frequently seen as the beginning of Game Studies as we understand them … Continue reading

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CfP: SF/F Now and Irradiating the Object: M. John Harrison

SF/F Now and Irradiating the Object: M. John Harrison conferences Warwick University (UK) 21-23 August 2014 SF/F Now (22-23 August) is a 2-day international, interdisciplinary conference exploring the current research into the fantastic (in any medium) and the ways in which … Continue reading

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CfP: Fafnir – Nordic Journal for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research

CALL FOR PAPERS 2/2014 Fafnir – Nordic Journal for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for the upcoming edition 2/2014. Fafnir – Nordic Journal for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a new, peer-reviewed academic journal … Continue reading

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Call for Film Reviewers

Science Fiction Film and Television is looking for film and TV reviewers for recent DVD/Blu-ray releases. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide copies of the films/series, but every published reviewer who works from their own copy does receive a free … Continue reading

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CfP: DARK FANTASY EDITED COLLECTION

Contributions are sought for an edited collection of essays on Dark Fantasy novels. Dark Fantasy emerged in the 1960s as a direct attack on high fantasy conventions, aims, and archetypes. Dark Fantasy narratives typically subvert, challenge, or abandon crucial fantasy … Continue reading

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CFP: Digital Science Fiction – special issue of Science Fiction Studies

CFP: “Digital Science Fiction”  Science Fiction Studies special issue  (Guest Editor: Paweł Frelik)  In the last few decades, digital technologies have dramatically reconfigured not only the circumstances of media production and dissemination, but also cultural genres and conventions expressed in … Continue reading

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CfP Alambique 2014

Invitation for submissions: Issue Number 2 – Scheduled for publication in August 2014   Deadline: February 28, 2014 Please, submit through Alambique´s submission web page. Note:  To submit you must first create or log-in with your bepress account.  If you … Continue reading

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Deadline for Worldcon 2013 approaching!

The deadline for the Call for Papers for the Academic track at Loncon3 is rapidly approaching: it is 31 December! For details, see http://www.loncon3.org/call_for_papers.php The Academic Track, embedded within the World Science Fiction Convention in London, is going to be one … Continue reading

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CFP: zombies and graphic medicine collection; Feb 10, 2014

This interdisciplinary call for papers invites proposals for an edited volume on zombies in comics and graphic novels through the lens of medical discourse. Like many tropes in science fiction, the zombie crosses discursive boundaries to become a metaphor used … Continue reading

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