[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Kraynak / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics relevant to SCIENCE FICTION:

posthumanism, utopia/dystopia, cyberculture, adaptation, postcolonial sci-fi, technology, steam punk, gender, sexuality, apocalypse, othering, ecocriticism, archetypes, the hero's journey, identity, time travel, film & television, etc.

Don't feel limited by the topics above; ALL science fiction proposals will be considered. Send abstracts to hqrq@iup.edu by April 15th.

Conference information:
The 65th annual RMMLA convention will be held from October 6-8, 2011 at the Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our local host is Arizona State University.

* There will be 160+ sessions on a variety of topics including (but not limited to) French, Chinese, Japanese, German, Italian, Hungarian, Russian, English-British/US/Canadian?Post-colonial Lit & Film (chronological, thematic, genre and author studies), Classics, Pedagogy, Film Studies, Lit Crit, Technical & Professional Writing, Popular Culture, Gender Studies, Computer-assisted Teaching, Learning & Research, and all manner of general & special topic sessions.
* Paper proposals due by March 1, 2011 to session chair.
* One must be a member and convention registrant of RMMLA to present but anyone can submit a paper proposal.
* No one may present more than one paper at the convention but one may submit a proposal to more than one session chair.
* All session titles, chair contact and RMMLA membership information at www.rmmla.org

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