Category Archives: CfP

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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ICFA 35 acceptance letters have gone out

Conference acceptance letters were sent out on or before November 17th, 2013.  If you have not heard anything yet, please check your spam filter, then contact the appropriate Division Head. Thank you.

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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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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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