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International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. The 8th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Call for Papers - Page 2. March 18, 1987 - March 22, 1987. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 18, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1553/show/1550.

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Title The 8th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Call for Papers
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  • International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Date March 18, 1987 - March 22, 1987
Description A call for papers and section proposals for the 8th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.
Donor Fritz Leiber; Justin Leiber
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  • Science fiction, American
  • Fantasy fiction, American
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  • Meetings
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  • Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992
  • Donaldson, Stephen R.
  • Donaldson, Stephen R.
  • Whelan, Michael, 1950-
  • International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
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Transcript Call For Papers — Please Post THE OtH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE fantastic IN THE ARTS March 18-22, 1987 Hobby Hilton Hotel Houston, Texas ...Seeking papers and section proposals concerning the fantastic in English and American literature, other national literatures, drama, art, cinema, music, and a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including philosophy, sociology, political science, the sciences, psychology and religion. Send inquiries concerning papers, panels and section proposals to the most appropriate Division Head, accepted after October 30. No papers will be THE FANTASTIC IN BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH LITERATURES. C. W. Sullivan, III. English Department, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834. (The fantastic in the works of mainstream or fantasy genre writers of the British Commonwealth.) THE FANTASTIC IN AMERICAN LITERATURE. Richard Kopley, English Department, Pennsylvania State University, DuBois, PA 15801. (The fantastic in the works of mainstream or fantasy genre American authors.) TOff FANTASTIC IN NATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURES. Allienne R. Becker, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA 17745. (The fantastic in national literatures in other than English language, to include comparative studies.) SCIENCE FICTION LITERATURE, THEORY, AND HISTORY. Thomas P. Dunn, Miami University—Hamilton, 1601 Peck Boulevard, Hamilton, OH 45011. (Science Fiction across the whole range of world literatures.) INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE FANTASTIC. Joel Feimer, English, Humanities <5c Journalism, Mercy College, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. (Scientific, social, cultural, and other aspects of the fantastic in literature, excluding fine arts and cinema.) FILM AND TELEVISION. Leonard Heldreth, English Department, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI 49855. (Science fiction and fantasy in film and television, including literary adaptations.) TOE FINE ARTS. Amy Golahny, Art History Department, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA 17701. (The fantastic in art, architecture, theatre, music and dance.) CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. Virginia Randolph, Payson Library, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 90265. (The broad range of science fiction and fantasy in children's literature.) All papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in the annual conference proceedings volume, a critically acclaimed hardbound collection published each year by Greenwood Press. No conference participant may read more than one paper. In addition, a participant may serve either as a section chairperson or as a panelist or respondent. To be listed in the program, all participants who are not yet members must join the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts by November 1, 1986, and all participants must preregister for the conference by March 1, 1987. For association membership and/or conference registration forms, write to Donald Palumbo, IAFA Treasurer, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH 44035. Address all other inquiries to Marshall Tymn, IAFA President, 721 Cornell, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. About the Conference: Now in its eighth year, the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts has blossomed into one of the world's largest and most energetic interdisciplinary gatherings. Its annual meetings are the focal point for the dissemination of scholarship in fantasy, science fiction, horror, and occult literatures among a wide range of specialized and traditional disciplines. Drawing together scholars, teachers, artists, authors and other interested parties from the United States and many other countries, the conference is an exciting and vital forum for the exchange of ideas on the great tradition of the fantastic in the arts throughout the world. Conference highlights for 1987 include a poolside reception, keynote address and luncheon, film program, special art presentations, the guest scholar's address, readings by prominent authors, a book exhibit, live entertainment each evening, and presentation of the William Crawford Award and IAFA's Distinguished Schol arship Award at the annual banquet. Conference preregistration is $40 for IAFA members ($50 for non-members, $70 at the door). Activities begin on Wednesday evening, March 18, and continue through Sunday morning, March 22. About the Association: The conference is generated and sponsored by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, and is co-sponsored by the National Museum for Science Fiction and Fantasy in Houston. The Association also plans to publish JFA: The Journal for the Fantastic in the Arts. Member's benefits currently include 12 monthly issues of Fantasy Review, the annual Membership Directory, a $10 discount on conference pre-registration, and substantial discounts on scholarly works from a wide range of publishers. Individual memberships are $25; joint memberships (two members in one household) are $40. The association encourages graduate students to attend, and supports their participa tion through an annual grant. Accommodations The 1987 conference will take place at the Hobby Airport Hilton Hotel in Houston, Texas. Rates for conference attendees are $60 for a single room, $75 for a double. Phone (713) 645-3000. Those attending should fly into Houston's Hobby Airport (not Houston International), which is a few minutes via complimentary van service from the hotel. Deadlines Please keep the following deadlines for conference participants in mind: October 30 -- receipt of all papers by Division Heads. November 1 — IAFA dues to Donald Palumbo, Treasurer. March 1 — Conference pre-registration fee to Donald Palumbo. * * *