Just a reminder that today is the abstracts deadline for submissions to the Current Research in Speculative Fiction (CRSF) postgraduate conference on June 8 2015. It will take place at the University of Liverpool, with Dr. Andrew M. Butler (Canterbury Christ Church University) and Dr. Sarah Dillon (University of Cambridge) as this year’s keynotes.
Returning for its fifth consecutive year, CRSF is a one day postgraduate conference designed to promote the research of speculative fictions, including SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY and HORROR; showcasing some of the latest developments in these fields. CRSF attracts an international selection of delegates and provides a platform for postgraduate students to present their current research. We are seeking abstracts relating to speculative fiction, including, but not limited to, the following topics:
Alternate History; Alternate Culture; Animal Studies; Anime; Apocalypse; Body Horror; Consciousness; Cyber Culture; Drama; Eco-Criticism; Fan Culture; Gaiming; Geo-Politics; Genre; Gender; Graphic Novels; The Grotesque; The Heroic Tradition; Liminal Fantasy; Magic; Meta-Franchises; Morality; Monstrosity; Music; Non-Anglo-American SF; Otherness; Pastoral; Poetry; Post-Colonialism and Empire; Proto-SF; Psychology; Quests; Realism; Sexuality; Slipstream; Spiritualism; Steampunk; Supernatural; Technology; Time; TV and Film; Urban Fantasy; Utopia/Dystopia; Virtual Spaces and Environments; Weird Fiction; World Building; Young Adult Fiction.
Please submit an abstracts of 300 words for a 20 minute paper and a 100 word biography to CRSF.firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 9th March 2015.
For further information email us at the above-stated address, or visit out website: www.currentresearchinspeculativefiction.blogspot.com