February 27, 2020

Science Fiction Research Association 2020: ASLE session

The cfp for the 2020 Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) conference, July 8-11 at Indiana University in Bloomington, is now live. ASLE and SFRA have a guaranteed panel at each other’s conferences. If you’re interested in organizing a panel and/or in proposing a paper for a panel, please connect with Andy Hageman and Bridgitte Barclay, your current ASLE-SFRA liaisons: email to: hagean03 (at) The 2020 SFRA theme is Forms of Fabulation. The conference takes as core concept Fabulation as practice of imagining otherwise in the construction of reality as ...

MLA 2021 Special Session: “The Final Frontier: Space, Race, and Survival in Speculative Fiction”

This panel will investigate space exploration in speculative literatures. We particularly welcome papers that consider rhetorics of survivalism, racial supremacy, colonization, and/or ecocide that have informed speculative imaginations of space travel and planetary conquest.

Please submit abstracts (~250 words) and CVs to Tyler Harper (New York University) at [email protected] and Smaran Dayal (New York University) at [email protected]

Writing Environment, landscape and territory: ecocriticism and cultural studies in South America

Tekoporá: Latin American Journal of Environmental Humanities and Territorial Studies welcomes abstracts for papers to be published in the July 2021 issue.

This 4th edition of Tekoporá seeks to gather work from the intersecting fields of ecocriticism and cultural studies that is specifically related to issues surrounding environment, landscape and territory. Articles must explore literary, cultural, visual and other texts that engage with environmental issues and are contextualized in South America.

We invite contributions premised on the environmental and/or post-human turn of literary and cultural ...