CFP: Literary London 13–14 July 2017

‘Fantastic London: Dream, Speculation and Nightmare’ Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London Joseph Gandy, ‘Bank of England as a Ruin’, 1830, Oil on Canvas, Soane Museum, London  Call for Papers (deadline: 1 February 2017)Proposals are invited for papers, comprised panels, and roundtable sessions, which consider any period or genre of literature about, set in,... Continue Reading →

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Nine Worlds: Religion Track Talk and Schedule

I'll be speaking at Nine Worlds Geekfest this weekend on the Religion track. I'm a late addition to replace on of the talks, so I'm not showing on the schedule. I'm now on the track schedule, and will be speaking in the 5pm panel on Saturday in room 32. I'm replacing 'Religious Origins of Modern... Continue Reading →

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CFP: Special Issue on Terry Pratchet

The online journal for gender studies Gender Forum have issued a call for papers for a special issue on gender and the fantastic worlds of Terry Pratchett. The CFP is included below. For more information on the journal, please visit their website. Special Issue: Engendering the Disc – The Fantastic Worlds of Terry Pratchett Terry... Continue Reading →

Fantasy MLitt at the University of Glasgow

Things have come a long way since I did my MLitt in 20*mumble mumble*. Even though I did a course that was considered quite different at the time, it was in a very established academic subject area. While my MLitt dissertation was on a fantasy text, I had to alter the focus of my research... Continue Reading →

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CFP: Locating Fantastika

Locating Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference Wednesday, July 8th, 2015, Lancaster University Following the success of Visualising Fantastika in 2014, Lancaster University invites all academics with an interest in the field to participate in this interdisciplinary conference. “Fantastika”, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror,... Continue Reading →

Academics Wanted: The Supernatural Revamped

Project Overview: Editors Brodman and Doan are seeking original essays for their third of a series of books on legends and images of the supernatural in film, literature and lore from early to modern times and from peoples and cultures around the world. It will be titled The Supernatural Revamped: From Timeworn Legends to 21st Century... Continue Reading →

CFP: Worlds made of Heroes

On the 60th anniversary of the publication of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring 6-7 November 2014 Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto CETAPS – Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies ILCML – Instituto de Literatura Comparada Margarida Losa J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings has been... Continue Reading →

CFP: Postgraduate Conference on Psychoanalysis

CENTRE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY LONDON Leaflet 2014 Saturday, 14 June, 2014 We invite postgraduate students and research fellows to submit proposals for papers on psychoanalysis or psychoanalytically informed research. Papers may be from any academic discipline, including psychology, sociology, cultural studies, psychosocial studies, history, literature, art, religious studies or philosophy. We also welcome proposals... Continue Reading →

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