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Call for Chapters: Studies in Jewish Speculative Fiction

Judeofuturism invites chapters that begin to fill the lacuna of scholarship on Jewish speculative fiction.

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MLA 2019 CFP: Stephen King at 45

This panel also goes beyond ruminations on King’s literary legacy to explore the literariness (or not) of mainstream horror fiction and the merits to literary studies of turning our eyes to the most popular fictions in the literary marketplace.

Annual Reading List 2017

In 2017, I read 125 books. This list was inspired by Mark Bould, who wrote his own about his reading practices in 2016 (published in January 2017). I combed through all that I read to create three lists of “bests”: recent fiction (past two years), older fiction, and comics. “Best” is subjective and my reasoning … Continue reading Annual Reading List 2017

2017 ASA Panel Proposal

The following proposal was accepted to the 2018 ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Panelists were selected by invitation and from an open CFP. I’m posting it here as an example of a successful ASA proposal. –          –          – SCIENCE FICTION AS DISSENT Panel Proposal | ASA Annual Meeting | … Continue reading 2017 ASA Panel Proposal

2018 MLA Session Proposal

The following proposal was accepted to the 2018 MLA Annual Convention in New York City, NY. Panelists were selected by invitation and from an open CFP. I'm posting it here as an example of a successful MLA proposal. -          -          - CREATIVE ECONOMIES OF SCIENCE FICTION Session … Continue reading 2018 MLA Session Proposal

2017 MLA Session Proposal

The following proposal was accepted to the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Panelists were selected by invitation and from an open CFP. The session was also chosen as one of the year's Presidential Theme: Boundary Condition sessions by Kwame Anthony Appiah. I'm posting it here as an example of a successful MLA proposal. - … Continue reading 2017 MLA Session Proposal

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