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CFP: Law and Science Fiction, deadline Oct 10

16th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities University of London, Birkbeck March 22 and March 23, 2013 Cultural Legalities of Science Fiction (Stream) Recent developments in scholarship have seen a renewed interest … Continue reading

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New to ICFA – 10-Minute Play Festival

Submission Guidelines Only original plays never before produced are eligible. Plays must contain a fantastical element. The play, exclusive of title and cast pages, may be no more than ten pages. This means 7-10 pages in 12-point font. Longer plays … Continue reading

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When the French first translated Dante, the Italians responded with the now-common saying, “traduttore, traditore” (translator, traitor). Today, many view adaptation with similar distrust—a modern version of the Italian aphorism might be “adapter, adulterer”—but recent adaptation studies tend to concern … Continue reading

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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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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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