SFRA Review Call for Fiction Review Editor and Assistant Fiction Review Editor

SFRA Review, open-access journal of the Science Fiction Research Association published since 1971, is currently seeking two new editors. These are the Fiction Review Editor and the Assistant Fiction Review Editor. If you are interested, please apply! Call for Fiction Review Editor The SFRA Review is seeking a Fiction Review Editor who will continue the … Continue reading SFRA Review Call for Fiction Review Editor and Assistant Fiction Review Editor

Call for Editors: SFRA Review

SFRA Review is currently seeking applications for two new editors: an Associate Editor and an Assistant Media Review Editor. The call was first posted in SFRA Review #328 (Spring 2019). The SFRA Review (eISSN 2641-2837; formerly published in print as ISSN 1068-395X) is an open access journal published four times a year by the Science Fiction Research … Continue reading Call for Editors: SFRA Review

CFP: Star Wars TV

Call for Chapters STAR WARS TV The Television Worlds of a Transmedia Franchise Co-edited by Sean Guynes and Derek R. Sweet Star Wars. The name evokes billion-dollar blockbusters, a film franchise that has last more than forty years. For most people, Star Wars is the Star Wars films—that one with the teddy bears, the ones with … Continue reading CFP: Star Wars TV

CFP: Whiteness and the American Superhero

Call for Chapters WHITENESS AND THE AMERICAN SUPERHERO Co-edited by Sean Guynes and Martin Lund American superhero comics have a problem with race, and especially with their own overwhelming—albeit often unspoken—whiteness. Recent decades have seen increasing interest in diversity of all kinds from comics publishers, and in the past few years comics scholars have sought to … Continue reading CFP: Whiteness and the American Superhero

CFP for MLA 2018: Creative Economies of Science Fiction

MLA 2018 CFP 4-7 January 2018 New York City, NY Institutions, Markets, Speculations: Creative Economies of Science Fiction This panel builds on recent interest in literary institutions, as evidenced for example in Mark McGurl’s The Program Era (Harvard UP, 2009), and dovetails with older investments in the literary marketplace with which literary institutions are necessarily … Continue reading CFP for MLA 2018: Creative Economies of Science Fiction

CFP: SCMS 2017 Panel, Transnational SF Film

TRANSNATIONAL SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND MEDIA Like the Western, noir, and musical, the science fiction film occupies a well-defined niche of cinema and media studies, complete with its own catalogue of specialized theory and criticism (Calvin 2014). Science fiction is also a category of film that has come to embody an era and its conditions. As Jim Kitses … Continue reading CFP: SCMS 2017 Panel, Transnational SF Film