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CFPs & Events: Gothic and contagion, fantasy and theology, Vampfest, disease, Ellen Kushner

A mixture of CFPs, calls for articles, and events concerning the Gothic and the fantastic. 1. Gothic in a Time of Contagion, Populism and Racial Injustice, Online March 2021 (date to be confirmed), Simon Fraser University (SFU), Vancouver, Canada. Deadline: … Continue reading

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CFPs: Fantastika, Dark Arts, the Supernatural, Popular Culture, Witchcraft, Trees & Forests

There is a whole batch of CFPs for various exciting events here: Theorising the Popular Conference, Liverpool Hope University, 11-12 July 2018 The conference invites submissions from a broad range of disciplines, and is particularly interested in new ways of … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale School

We’ve just been contacted by Brittany Warman, who is a fan of the OGOM website and, with her friend and colleague, has created an online course on fairytale on their lovely website, The Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic. … Continue reading

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Fantasy and dystopia in the Middle East

It hardly needs saying that fantastic literature, especially in its dystopian mode, is frequently written as political critique. It is potent way of writing against oppression especially under extremely authoritarian and censorial regimes. This is an excellent essay by Alexandra … Continue reading

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CFP: Fantasies of Contemporary Culture, Cardiff University, 23 May 2016

There are so many exciting conferences coming up this year; they usually get winnowed down for me by my forgetting to meet the deadlines. This Fantasies of Contemporary Culture conference, at Cardiff University, is yet another very tempting event on … Continue reading

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Various CFPs: October 2015

There are a few CFPs for conferences and publications nearing their deadline, so I’m bundling them together on this page: Domestic Entanglements in the Works of Joss Whedon (Edited Collection) (Deadline: 1 Nov 2015) Call for Papers Haunted Europe: Continental … Continue reading

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