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Fantastika Journal

The first issue of Lancaster University’s Fantastika Journal is now available here–it looks really good, with interesting critical essays and a substantial review section. There’s a link to it in the Journals category on the right-hand side of the Blog … Continue reading

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CFP: Call for Papers: Translation Studies and Children’s Literature, Brussels and Antwerp, 19-20 October 2017

A conference in Belgium: Call for Papers: Translation Studies and Children’s Literature – Current Topics and Future Perspectives — deadline 15 March 2017. Since the publication of pioneering works by Göte Klingberg, Riitta Oittinen and Zohar Shavit in the 1970s … Continue reading

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CFP: Re-orienting the Fairy Tale, Kanagawa University, Japan, 29-30 March 2017

This conference on Re-orienting the Fairy Tale, subtitled ‘Contemporary Fairy-Tale Adaptations across Cultures’, looks wonderful and covers the area of research I’m concentrating on at the moment–fairy tale adaptation in various media is a key concern of all of us … Continue reading

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CFP Global Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 4-5 July 2016, Lancaster University

Sadly, I was unable to attend this year’s Locating Fantastika Conference at Lancaster University in July (though Kaja is presenting there and I’m sure she’ll report back!). However, the CFP is out for the follow-up Global Fantastika conference in 2016: … Continue reading

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How our zombie obsession explains our fear of globalisation

Jospeh Gillings in a thoughtful piece that sees the current appeal of zombie fiction in the context of the helplessness felt in the face of the lawless nature of present-day capitalism. I would want to qualify the use of ‘globalisation’ … Continue reading

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