Short entries on economics in science fiction and fantasy

deadline for submissions: 
January 1, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Economics in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Researchers are invited to submit short entries on individual works of SFF, exploring their economic themes, to be included in a new online resource (http://economicsciencefiction.blogspot.com). 

Preference is for entries on SFF that makes explicit use of the terminology of economics, finance, accountancy or business management, and/or SFF which strongly resonates with the themes already developing in the database, including scarcity/post-scarcity, money and currency, game theory, inter-polity trade, finance and performativity, automation and labour, gender and class, financialization and gamification, and enterprise and entrepreneurship. Excerpts from previously published books, articles or reviews will be considered. Both academic writing and more informal writing aimed at a general audience are acceptable.

The focus of the database is fiction but some entries on film and other media may also be included. Please keep submissions below 800 words.