Fafnir 3/4-2017

For immediate release: Fafnir 3/2017 and Fafnir 4/2017 will be published in December 2017 as a joint issue. This is to accommodate scheduling conflicts with articles for our special issue on reception and fandom studies. Regular unthemed articles for issue 4 will also be a part of the joint issue. Our apologies for any inconvenience. – Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Aino-Kaisa Koistinen, Jyrki Korpua, Editors

Wanted: Editor-in-Chief for three years

Apply Now for the Editor-in-Chief of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research The position of the editor-in-chief in Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is now open from 1 January 2018. Position is available for three years (2018‒2020). Currently, the journal has two editors-in-chief who will continue in their posts in 2018. The journal Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary academic journal published by the Finnish Society of Science Fiction and Fantasy Researchers (Suomen science fiction- ja fantasiatutkimuksen seura ry, http://finfar.org) from 2014 onwards. The journal is published in electronic format. Fafnir aims at serving as an…

CFP: Fafnir 1/2018

Call for Papers: FAFNIR 1/2018 Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites you to submit a paper for the upcoming issue 1/2018! Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal which is published in electronic format four times a year. Fafnir is published by Finfar – The Finnish Society of Science Fiction and Fantasy Researchers (Suomen science fiction- ja fantasia tutkimuksen seura ry, http://www.finfar.org). Now Fafnir invites authors to submit papers for its issue 1/2018. Fafnir publishes various texts ranging from peer-reviewed research articles to short overviews and book reviews in the field of science fiction and fantasy research.…

The Issue 2/2017 of Fafnir is Now Out!

We are proud to present the second issue of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research in the year 2017! The issue can be read at http://journal.finfar.org. The next issue will be published as scheduled in September 2017. Please also see our call for papers for our issue 4/2017. Do remember that Fafnir welcomes submissions of research articles, short overviews, academic book reviews, essays, opinion pieces and the like. On our website you can find more detailed information on the journal and the upcoming issues. Remember to join Fafnir’s Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fafnirjournal. Best regards, Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Aino-Kaisa Koistinen & Jyrki Korpua Editors-in-chief, Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction…

The Issue 1/2017 of Fafnir is Now Out!

We are proud to present the first issue of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research in the year 2017! This issue includes two research articles, an interview with Professor and science fiction author James E. Gunn and one book review. With this issue, 1/2017, Fafnir has an honour to introduce to you our new editor Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay. Bodhi is SAMKUL Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oslo. He brings to Fafnir an expertise in postcolonial themes in science fiction with a focus on World SF and Indian SF. Please do remember that Fafnir welcomes submissions of research articles, short overviews, academic book reviews, essays, opinion pieces…

CFP: Fafnir 4/2017

Call for Papers: FAFNIR 4/2017 Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites you to submit a paper for the upcoming issue 4/2017! Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal which is published in electronic format four times a year. Fafnir is published by Finfar – The Finnish Society of Science Fiction and Fantasy Researchers (Suomen science fiction- jafantasiatutkimuksenseurary, http://www.finfar.org). Now Fafnir invites authors to submit papers for its issue 4/2017. Fafnir publishes various texts ranging from peer-reviewed research articles to short overviews and book reviews in the field of science fiction and fantasy research. If you would like…

The Issue 4/2016 of Fafnir is Now Out!

We are proud to present the fourth issue of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research in the year 2016! We had some unfortunate slowdowns in publishing this issue due to a cyber-attack, some technical difficulties and staff changes. We apologize for any inconvenience. But now, the issue is out, and what an issue it is! The issue includes four research articles, one essay, three conference reports, and one book review. Our special issue is devoted to speculative fiction in comics, graphic novels and animations. For this issue, we also have a guest editor, Dr. Katja Kontturi, whom we would like to thank for her participation in our team. We…

Call for Papers: Fafnir 3/2016

Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites you to submit a paper for the upcoming issue 3/2016! Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal which is published in electronic format four times a year. Fafnir is published by The Finnish Society of Science Fiction and Fantasy Researchers (Suomen science fiction- jafantasiatutkimuksenseurary, http://www.finfar.org). Now Fafnir invites authors to submit papers for its issue 3/2016. Fafnir publishes various texts ranging from peer-reviewed research articles to short overviews and book reviews in the field of science fiction and fantasy research. If you would like to submit your text for Fafnir 3/2016, we kindly ask you to take the…

Call for Papers: Fafnir 2/2016

Call for Papers: Fafnir 2/2016 Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites you to submit a paper for the upcoming issue 2/2016! Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal which is published in electronic format four times a year. Fafnir is published by The Finnish Society of Science Fiction and Fantasy Researchers (Suomen science fiction- jafantasiatutkimuksenseurary, http://www.finfar.org). Now Fafnir invites authors to submit papers for its issue 2/2016. Fafnir publishes various texts ranging from peer-reviewed research articles to short overviews and book reviews in the field of science fiction and fantasy research. If you would like to submit…

The First Issue of Fafnir’s Second Year is Now Out!

We are proud to present the first issue of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research in the year 2015! This first issue of Fafnir’s second year is multilingual and focuses mainly on the works of science fiction. We are happy to publish our first peer reviewed article in Finnish, discussing The Quantum Thief, the debut novel by Finnish writer Hannu Rajaniemi. The other article included in this issue uses the tools of posthumanism and posthumanist studies to discuss the changes in the world influenced by technology. These articles are fruits of the annual Finfar seminar, which was held in Jyväskylä, Finland, in July 2014. The issue…