Call for Papers on Personhood in Science Fiction

Journal of Science Fiction and Philosophy Call for Papers  General Theme The Journal of Science Fiction and Philosophy, a peer-reviewed, open access publication, is dedicated to the analysis of philosophical themes present in science fiction stories in all formats, with a view to their use in the discussion, teaching, and narrative modeling of philosophical ideas. It [Read More…]

Dystopian Calls for Papers

Two calls for papers came to my attention recently, and so I thought I would share them here together, since the first one’s theme (covering dystopian fiction) is also a major subset of the second one’s subject area (young adult fiction): (UN)ETHICAL FUTURES: UTOPIA, DYSTOPIA AND SCIENCE FICTION 16 & 17 December 2017 With pre-conference [Read More…]

Star Trek Voyager #CFP

Below you will find a call for papers that recently came to my attention, which will be of interest to those who research and write about matters related to science fiction. I don’t recall ever coming across a call for papers specifically about Star Trek Voyager, and so if you are a fan of that [Read More…]

#CFP – In/Out: Forms of Space in Science Fiction

A conference about science fiction in Tel Aviv? Sure sounds interesting to me! Here are the details: In/Out: Forms of Space in Science Fiction deadline for submissions: September 30, 2017 full name / name of organization: Department of English and American Studies, Tel-Aviv University contact email: tausfsymposium@gmail.com In/Out: Forms of Space in Science Fiction The [Read More…]

ReLACSing #CFP

Please find below a call for participants and papers for ReLACS 2017 (Regional Late Antiquity Consortium Southeast) to be held on October 19-20, 2017. ReLACS, now in its fifth year, is a annual workshop of scholars of Late Antiquity held on a rotating basis at Vanderbilt University, the University of Tennessee, and the University of [Read More…]

Call for Papers – AI and Apocalypse

Call for Papers AI and Apocalypse Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) April 5 – 6, 2018. Inside the Big Top at the Panacea Charitable Trust gardens, Bedford, United Kingdom CenSAMM Symposia Series 2018 / www.censamm.org Abstracts are due by December 31, 2017. We invite papers from those working across [Read More…]

Cyborg Classics Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce a one-day symposium, sponsored by BIRTHA (The Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts) to be held at the University of Bristol, on Friday July 7th 2017. Keynote speakers: Dr Kate Devlin (Goldsmiths) Dr Genevieve Liveley (Bristol) Dr Rae Muhlstock (NYU) The aim of the day is to bring [Read More…]

Messengers from the Stars #CFP

Through this call for papers, I became aware of this journal that explores the intersection of science fiction and the humanities. https://relcfp.tumblr.com/post/159218734977/journal-messengers-from-the-stars-on-science [Read more…]

#CFP Women and Heresy

https://relcfp.tumblr.com/post/158226812862/cfp-women-and-heresy Of related interest: https://relcfp.tumblr.com/post/158222914345/religion-and-literature-permanent-section-mmla https://relcfp.tumblr.com/post/158221876912/ucsia-summer-school-2017-between-market-state [Read more…]

Fan Studies Network Conference

Fan Studies Network Conference, 24-25th June 2017 deadline for submissions: March 13, 2017 full name / name of organization: Centre for Participatory Culture, University of Huddersfield, UK contact email: fsnconference@gmail.com The Fan Studies Network 2017 Conference 24-25th June 2017 Centre for Participatory Culture, University of Huddersfield, UK Keynote Speaker: Dr Louisa Stein (Middlebury College, USA)  [Read More…]