Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold 20th August 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
contact email: 
una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Edward James

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a one-day conference to be held at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, on August 20th 2014. This inter-disciplinary conference will explore the works of Hugo and Nebula Award winning writer Lois McMaster Bujold, encompassing both her science fiction and her fantasy novels. Papers and pre-formed panels are invited on issues related to (but not limited to) any of the following themes related to the works of Lois McMaster Bujold:

space opera
fantasy
american fantasy
fantasy and environmentalism
feminist science fiction
science fiction and biotechnology
science fiction and gender
science fiction and sexuality
science fiction and race
utopias and dystopias

300 word abstracts should be submitted by 31st March 2014. Abstracts should be submitted to the conference organizer, Dr Una McCormack: una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk. Emails should be entitled Biology and Manners Conference: Abstract, and should contain the following information:

a) author(s) of paper/panel; b) affiliation; c) title of abstract; d) body of abstract

cfp categories: 
american
gender_studies_and_sexuality
popular_culture
science_and_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond