CFP: North American Science Fiction Convention Academic Track (3/15/07; 8/2/07-8/5/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Coogan
contact email: 
PCoogan@fontbonne.edu

Call for Papers, Presentations, and Participation
Academic Track=97North American Science Fiction Convention 9=20
(Arch Con 31/Tucker Con)

Abstracts for papers, panels, poster sessions, round tables, and slide =
talks are being accepted for=20

NASFiC 9
Collinsville, IL=09
August 2-5, 2007 (Near St. Louis)

NASFiC is seeking to expand the discussion typical of a science-fiction =
convention to include the broader academic and scholarly community.

We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical =
perspectives, and welcome the participation of academic, independent, =
and fan scholars to discuss science fiction (broadly defined) in any =
medium.

We also invite professionals from the science-fiction community =
(writers, actors, other creators, producers, etc.) to participate as =
respondents to presentations.

The academic track at NASFiC is designed to bring together =
science-fiction scholars, academics, historians, critics, and =
professionals and who wish to promote or engage in serious study of the =
genre, and to do so in a forum that includes the public.

Presentation may take a critical or historical perspective on science =
fiction (broadly defined) in any medium.

Submit a 100 to 200 word abstract by March 15, 2007, to:

Dr. Mark Gellis, Kettering University
Email: mgellis_at_kettering.edu

Copy to Dr. Peter Coogan, Fontbonne University
CC: pcoogan_at_fontbonne.edu
Phone: (314) 719-3608

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2007
PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2007

For more info: http://www.archonstl.org/31/
Hotels are already filling, we recommend making a pre-emptive hotel =
reservation.

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cfp categories: 
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