CFP: Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (3/15/07; 6/9/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominick Grace
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2007 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, one of the most important collections of fantastic literature in the world.

We invite proposals for papers in any area of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, including:

-studies of individual works and authors;
-comparative studies;
-studies that place works in their literary and/or
         cultural contexts.

Papers may be about works in any medium: literature, film, graphic novels and comic books, and so on. For studies of the audio-visual media, preference will be given to discussions of works produced in Canada or involving substantial Canadian creative contributions.

Papers should be no more than 20 minutes long, and geared toward a general as well as academic audience. Please submit proposals (max. 2 pages) to:

Dr. Allan Weiss
Department of English
York University
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

Deadline: March 15, 2007

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond