Call for Papers for Academic Track at Archipelacon

In 2015, the place of our regular Finfar-seminar will be taken by an academic conference organised at Archipelacon in Mariehamn, 25-28 June – see the Call for Papers for details! Call for Papers for Academic Track at Archipelacon Beyond the Borders of the Mundane June 25-28, 2015 Alandica Culture & Congress Centre, Mariehamn, Åland The deadline for submitting proposals is *January 1, 2015* (at 23:59). Guest Scholar: Gary K. Wolfe (Roosevelt University, USA) Over the past decades, the speculative genres, such as science fiction, horror, and fantasy, have decisively spread out from literature to thrive in a multitude of new media. Readers have become users, taking part in the creation…

Call for Papers Fafnir 2/2015

Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for the upcoming edition 2/2015. 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 Society (Suomen science fiction- ja fantasiatutkimuksen seura ry) from 2013 onwards. Now Fafnir invites authors to submit papers for its edition 2/2015. 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 work, and written in English (or in Finnish or…