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…]

Another Year of Forgeries at SBL #AARSBL17

Malcolm Choat shared this call for papers on his Markers of Authenticity blog: CfP: Panel on Forgeries at SBL Annual Meeting Papers are invited for a panel on forgeries to be held at this year’s Society of Biblical Literature Meeting in Boston in November as part  of the ‘Papyrology and Early Christian Backgrounds’ program unit. The panel will [Read More…]