CFP: Geoff Ryman (11/26/06; ICFA, 3/14/07-3/18/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Reid

CFP: Geoff Ryman (11-26-06; ICFA 3-14-18-07


Proposals are sought for a paper session or sessions (2-3 papers per
session) on any aspect of Geoff Ryman's work. I am especially =
interested in
proposals that are related to the themes of gender and sexuality in any =
his published works (listed below).=20


After assembling the proposal(s), I will submit the session proposal to =
appropriate Division Heads (International Association of the Fantastic =
the Arts) for the 28th ICFA Conference (March 14-18, 2007). =20


The theme of the 2007 conference is "Representing Self and Other: =
and Sexuality in the Fantastic." Ryman is the Guest of Honor, and I am
interested in making sure that sessions focusing entirely on his work =


Guidelines: Please send a 500 word abstract and appropriate =
(email preferred) along with required contact information to me no =
than November 26:


Robin Reid

Robin_Reid AT

rrede13 AT


Required Contact Information:

Full name

Institutional Affiliation

Snailmail address


Email address


*Please* include any Audio/Video Requests with the initial proposal. =
A/V requests may not be honored. =20


Presenters may present papers in only one session and must be members =
IAFA at the time of the conference. Presenters may chair a session, =
and if
you're willing to chair, please indicate your interest.


I will assemble sessions and submit to the appropriate Division Head(s) =
the conference deadline (November 30).


Further information about the organization and conference can be found =


Major Publications:



The Warrior Who Carried Life (1980)

The Unconquered Country (1986)

The Child Garden (1989)

Coming of Enkidu (1989)

Was (1992)

253: A novel for the internet

253: The Print Remix (1998)

Lust (2000)

Air (2004)

The King's Last Song (2006)



Unconquered Countries (1985)

Cities (2003) (with Peter Crowther, Paul Di Filippo, China Mi=E9ville, =



Robin Anne Reid, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Literature and Languages

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce TX 75429

Work: 903-886-5268

Fax: 903-886-5980


2nd vice-president

International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts


Call for Papers: Representing the Other, Gender and Sexuality in the
Fantastic (International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, Ft
Lauderdale, FL. March 14-18, 2007). GoH: Geoff Ryman, Melissa Scott, =
Donawerth. Details at: <>

Co-Director, NEH 2004 Tolkien Institute

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