The Issue 2/2018 of Fafnir is Now Out!

We are proud to present issue 2 of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research in the year 2018! The issue can be read at http://journal.finfar.org/fafnir-2-2018/. Do remember that Fafnir welcomes submissions of research articles, short overviews, academic book reviews, essays, opinion pieces, and the like. Remember to also join Fafnir’s Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fafnirjournal. Best regards,Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Laura E. Goodin, and Aino-Kaisa KoistinenEditors-in-chief, Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy ResearchDennis Wise, Reviews editor e-mail: submissions@finfar.org, email for reviews: reviews@finfar.org

CFP: Fafnir 2/2019 – Special Edition on Speculative Climate Fiction

Call for Papers: Fafnir 2/2019 – Special Edition of Fafnir on Speculative Climate Fiction Guest editor: Dr. Juha Raipola, Tampere University Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for a special edition on speculative climate fiction. Over the last decade, interest in global anthropogenic climate change as a topic of fiction has grown consistently. In conjunction with increasing societal concern about the impact of global environmental change, a growing number of imaginative visions of climate futures have begun to appear in fiction. Now commonly discussed under the broad rubric of climate fiction, or cli-fi, these fictional accounts of global climate change have typically…

The Issue 1/2018 of Fafnir is Now Out!

We are proud to present issue 1 of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research in the year 2018! The issue can be read at http://journal.finfar.org/fafnir-1-2018/. Do remember that Fafnir welcomes submissions of research articles, short overviews, academic book reviews, essays, opinion pieces, and the like. Remember to also join Fafnir’s Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fafnirjournal. Best regards, Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Laura E. Goodin, and Aino-Kaisa Koistinen Editors-in-chief, Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Dennis Wise, Reviews editor e-mail: submissions@finfar.org, email for reviews: reviews@finfar.org

CFP: Fafnir 1/2019

Call for Papers: FAFNIR 1/2019 Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for the upcoming edition 1/2019. Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal published in electronic format twice a year. Fafnir is a publication by The Finnish Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research (FINFAR) since 2013. 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 submissions must be original works written in English, Finnish, or Scandinavian languages. Manuscripts for research articles should be between 20,000 and…

The Issue 3–4/2017 of Fafnir is Now Out!

We are proud to present issue 3/4 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 in June 2018. Please also see our call for papers for our issue 1/2018. 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 and Fantasy…

Fafnir announces two new editorial appointments

Fafnir is pleased to announce two new editorial appointments: Laura E. Goodin will be joining as Fafnir Editor-in-Chief from 1/2018. Goodin brings to Fafnir over a decade of editorial experience with other journals, including Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice and the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology. In addition to her editorial experience, she has also curated and managed the production processes of speculative works, including ”The Cabinet of Oddities” which paired composers with speculative-fiction writers to create new musical works. Goodin is also an author, and has published spec-fic novels, radio and stage play scripts, libretti, and poetry.  She holds a PhD in creative writing from the University of Western Australia, and has attended the…

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…