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CFP: American Telefantasy

NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE CALL FOR PAPERS: AMERICAN TELEFANTASY Television schedules are currently rife with Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror programmes. Whereas the re-launched Doctor Who continues to lead the charge of contemporary British telefantasy (Merlin, Being Human, Misfits et al), US … Continue reading

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Green Man/Wild Man and Children’s Culture CfP

This two-day multidisciplinary conference which takes place in Trinity College Dublin 20-21 July 2012, will explore the role of green man and wild man motifs in twentieth and twenty-first century children’s culture. From Puck to Captain Planet, the green man … Continue reading

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SFF Masterclass 2012 (application deadline 28th February)

The Science Fiction Foundation (SFF) will be holding the sixth annual Masterclass in sf criticism in 2012. Dates: June 22nd, 23rd, 24th 2012. Location: Middlesex University, London (the Hendon Campus, nearest underground, Hendon). Delegate costs will be £190 per person, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for Preternature 2.2. Monstrophy: The Academic Study of Monsters

Monstrophy: The Academic Study of Monsters ”Monstrophy” is a term referring to the academic study of monsters as representational and conceptual categories, which has gained recent currency in several related fields of study (literary and cultural history, sociological theories of identity and difference, et al.), … Continue reading

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CfP: Science Fiction Across Media (located in Sweden)

Science Fiction Across Media: Alternative Histories, Alien Futures Umeå University, Sweden April 23-24, 2012 Science fiction is becoming a mainstream and increasingly popular genre in fiction and film, as demonstrated by recent novels by Kazuo Ishiguro, Michel Houellebecq, Junot Diaz … Continue reading

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Reminder: Call for Applications: R.D. Mullen Fellowship

Science Fiction Studies announces the fourth annual R.D. Mullen Fellowship supporting research in the J. Lloyd Eaton Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Utopian Literature at the University of California, Riverside. Awards of up to $1500 are available to … Continue reading

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Call for Papers (deadline 29 February 2012): Maggie Gee Conference, University of St Andrews, 30-31 August 2012

MAGGIE GEE CONFERENCE University of St Andrews and University of Lincoln (Venue: University of St Andrews, 30-31 August, 2012) Contact email: gee@gylphi.co.uk This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee’s writing. … Continue reading

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CFP: Black Studies and Comics (MLA 2013)

The MLA Discussion Group on Comics & Graphic Narratives are pleased to announce the following CFP for a panel we hope to present at the upcoming MLA conference, to be held Jan. 2013: Black Studies and Comics Call for Papers … Continue reading

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CFP: 19th Annual (Dis)junctions Conference at UC-Riverside

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012 19th annual graduate student conference University of California, Riverside April 13-14th, 2012 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Leo Braudy, University of Southern California Abstracts due: February 17th, 2012 Email: disjunctions2012@gmail.com For this year’s (dis)junctions conference, we are seeking … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Foundation SF Criticism Masterclass 2012

Science Fiction Foundation SF Criticism Masterclass 2012 Class Leaders: Edward James M. John Harrison Kari Sperring The Science Fiction Foundation (SFF) will be holding the sixth annual Masterclass in sf criticism in 2012. Dates: June 22nd, 23rd, 24th 2012. Location: Middlesex University, … Continue reading

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