CFP: Star Wars TV

Call for Chapters STAR WARS TV Transmedia Worlds, Franchise Politics, and Televisual Culture Co-edited by Sean Guynes-Vishniac 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

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CFP: Punking Speculative Fiction

Online science fiction studies journal Deletion calls for 2,000-word “think pieces” on the concept of “punk” as it has been used (and abused) in speculative fiction subgenres.

Trans-, Trans*, Trans, Transgender, Transsexual, Android, or Starfish?

November 2, 2015 This paper was originally written for an Intro to Graduate Studies course, the assignment being to write a short critical "conversation" paper about a single article and one or two other articles that it cites. As a later paragraph makes clear, the title of my paper is not a joke; it is … Continue reading Trans-, Trans*, Trans, Transgender, Transsexual, Android, or Starfish?