CFP: From Dragonflight to Lost: Women and Science Fiction & Fantasy (8/18/06; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies
contact email: 
Women's.Studies@cgu.edu

CFP: From Dragonflight to Lost: Women and Science Fiction & Fantasy =
(8/18/06; journal issue)
Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal welcomes the submission =
of essays for an upcoming special issue focused on the topic of Women =
and Science Fiction & Fantasy. From pioneering female SF/Fantasy authors =
such as Anne McCaffrey and Ursula K. Le Guin to female characters on hit =
television shows such as Lost and Battlestar Galactica, women and =
women's roles are intricately tied to Science Fiction and Fantasy.
This issue will explore some of the intersections between Women and =
Science Fiction and Fantasy. Topics could include but are not limited =
to:
Female characters on The X-Files, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, =
Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, Lost
Analyses of work by female SF/fantasy authors
Explorations of feminism and women's rights in SF/Fantasy=20
Women's Studies publishes 8 issues a year, providing a forum for the =
presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of =
literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics, =
anthropology and the sciences. It also publishes poetry, film and book =
reviews.
We encourage men and women from all disciplines to submit articles based =
in film, television, literature, art, or other media.
For additional submission information, visit our website:
<http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/00497878.asp>

Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has not been =
published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously =
for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts should be typed, =
double-spaced, one-sided, and formatted according to MLA guidelines. =
Essays should be approximately 25 pages in length. Authors should also =
supply a shortened version of the title for a running head, not =
exceeding 50 character spaces, an abstract of approximately 100 words, =
the author's affiliation and location. Each submitted article must =
contain author's mailing address, telephone number, e-mail, and a =
stamped self-addressed envelope.

To be included in the first round of reviews for our upcoming issue, =
submissions must be received by August 18, 2006.

Send a cover letter, three copies of the manuscript, and a copy on disk =
to:
Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Tara Prescott, Assistant Editor
Claremont Graduate University=20
Department of English, Blaisdell House
143 East Tenth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond