CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy (11/16/07; 2/14/08-2/16/08)

full name / name of organization: 
Marny Parkin
contact email: 
marnyparkin@pxi.net

Life, the Universe, and Everything XXVI: The Marion K. “Doc” Smith
Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held February 14-16,
2008, on the Provo, Utah, campus of Brigham Young University. Guests
include Gail Carson Levine. (For more information, see http://
ltue.byu.edu.)

We are especially interested in papers in the following areas (but
others can be considered):

• Literary criticism/analysis of sf&f and related literature
(medieval, renaissance, mythology, magic realism, etc.)

• Science and technology (especially new or unusual)

• Analysis of sf&f relating to poetry and/or theatre

• Mormon culture, literature, and society in relation to sf&f

• Serious analysis of sf&f in cinema, television, radio, and other
media

Submit full papers for consideration to LTUE—Academics, 4027 JFSB,
Provo, UT 84602 or email electronic submissions in RTF form to
academics_at_ltue.org. Include name, phone number, and email address on
cover sheet. Papers submitted without contact information will not be
considered. Student papers welcome.

Papers must be submitted by November 16, 2007.

Accepted papers may be published in the Proceedings volume at a later
date.

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cfp categories: 
science_and_culture