PAMLA 2012 / Science Fiction Division / Deadline April 22nd, 2012
The Science Fiction Division of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association invites paper proposals for the 110th annual PAMLA conference, held this year at Seattle University, in Seattle, Washington from October 19th – 21st, 2012.
All abstracts proposing original science fiction scholarship will receive full consideration.
To propose a paper, please follow this link and use the Online Proposal Submission Form, which will help guide your paper title, abstract, and proposal (of no more than 500 words) to the Science Fiction Division by the April 22nd deadline:
A few official stipulations:
1.Members may only deliver one paper at the conference. You may submit more than one proposal, but as soon as you accept an invitation, you must inform the organizers of the other sessions that you are no longer eligible to present in their sessions.
2.Papers may not be read in absentia.
3.Participation in the conference requires payment of PAMLA 2012 membership dues by June 1st, 2012 and the separate conference registration fee by September 15th, 2012.
About the conference venue:
Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,900 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2011" ranks Seattle University among the top ten universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs.
Learn more at Seattle University's website: http://www.seattleu.edu/
Last year's SF sessions were terrific, and I look forward to another great conference this time around!
Presiding Officer, Science Fiction Division
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Department of English
University of California, Riverside