CFP: Geoff Ryman (11/26/06; ICFA, 3/14/07-3/18/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Reid
contact email: 
Robin_Reid@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP: Geoff Ryman (11-26-06; ICFA 3-14-18-07

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Proposals are sought for a paper session or sessions (2-3 papers per
session) on any aspect of Geoff Ryman's work. I am especially =
interested in
proposals that are related to the themes of gender and sexuality in any =
of
his published works (listed below).=20

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After assembling the proposal(s), I will submit the session proposal to =
the
appropriate Division Heads (International Association of the Fantastic =
in
the Arts) for the 28th ICFA Conference (March 14-18, 2007). =20

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The theme of the 2007 conference is "Representing Self and Other: =
Gender
and Sexuality in the Fantastic." Ryman is the Guest of Honor, and I am
interested in making sure that sessions focusing entirely on his work =
are
organized.=20

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Guidelines: Please send a 500 word abstract and appropriate =
bibliography
(email preferred) along with required contact information to me no =
later
than November 26:

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Robin Reid

Robin_Reid AT tamu-commerce.edu

rrede13 AT yahoo.com

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Required Contact Information:

Full name

Institutional Affiliation

Snailmail address

Telephone

Email address

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*Please* include any Audio/Video Requests with the initial proposal. =
Later
A/V requests may not be honored. =20

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Presenters may present papers in only one session and must be members =
of
IAFA at the time of the conference. Presenters may chair a session, =
and if
you're willing to chair, please indicate your interest.

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I will assemble sessions and submit to the appropriate Division Head(s) =
by
the conference deadline (November 30).

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Further information about the organization and conference can be found =
at:
http://iafa.org/

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Major Publications:

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Novels

The Warrior Who Carried Life (1980)

The Unconquered Country (1986)

The Child Garden (1989)

Coming of Enkidu (1989)

Was (1992)

253: A novel for the internet http://www.ryman-novel.com/

253: The Print Remix (1998)

Lust (2000)

Air (2004)

The King's Last Song (2006)

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Collections

Unconquered Countries (1985)

Cities (2003) (with Peter Crowther, Paul Di Filippo, China Mi=E9ville, =
Michael
Moorcock)

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Robin Anne Reid, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Literature and Languages

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce TX 75429

Work: 903-886-5268

Fax: 903-886-5980

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2nd vice-president

International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

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Call for Papers: Representing the Other, Gender and Sexuality in the
Fantastic (International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, Ft
Lauderdale, FL. March 14-18, 2007). GoH: Geoff Ryman, Melissa Scott, =
Jane
Donawerth. Details at: <http://www.iafa.org> http://www.iafa.org

Co-Director, NEH 2004 Tolkien Institute

http://www.tamu-commerce.edu/Tolkien/
<http://www.tamu-commerce.edu/Tolkien/>=20

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