Saturday, November 10, 2012

CFP: 2013 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy [Toronto, Ontario] (Feb. 15; June 7-8)

Call for Papers
2013 Academic Conference on
Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy
Merril Collection of Science Fiction,
Speculation and Fantasy
Toronto, Ontario
June 7-8, 2013 

The 2013 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, one of the world’s most important collections of fantastic literature.

We invite proposals for papers in any area of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, including:
  • studies of individual works and authors;
  • comparative studies;
  • studies that place works in their literary and/or cultural contexts.
Papers may be about works in any medium: literature, film, graphic novels and comic books, and so on.  For studies of the audio-visual media, preference will be given to discussions of works produced in Canada or involving substantial Canadian creative contributions.

Papers should be no more than 20 minutes long, and geared toward a general as well as academic audience.  Please submit proposals (max. 500 words), preferably via email, to:

Dr. Allan Weiss
Department of English
York University
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON  M3J 1P3

Deadline: February 15, 2013

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