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      Call for Papers: ICFA
      Deadline (Date-Stamp):
      October 15, 2002.
      The 24th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

      What Might be Going to Have Been: Dark Myths and Legends

      March 19 to March 23, 2003
      Ft. Lauderdale Airport Hilton

      Apologies if you have received multiple copies of this call. Please
      feel
      free to forward this call to other listservs and individuals who might
      be
      interested!

      The focus of ICFA 24 is on the darker side of the fantastic, on the
      strange
      and horrific elements of myths, legends, and fairy tales that creep into
      science fiction and fantasy.

      We welcome proposals for individual papers and for academic sessions and
      panels on any aspect of the fantastic. The deadline for submission of
      proposals is 15 October 2002. Conference preregistration forms will be
      sent
      to all current IAFA members.

      SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

      BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING IN YOUR PROPOSAL:

      CONTACT INFORMATION (SNAIL MAIL, PHONE, & EMAIL PLEASE)
      INFO ON ALL AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT NEEDS.

      In order to be considered for the 2003 program, your proposal to

      (1) read a paper
      (2) recruit and chair a paper session or
      (3) organize and chair a panel discussion

      must be date-stamped no later than October 15, 2002; electronic
      correspondence is welcome.

      ALL Proposals must be sent to the appropriate Division Head (addresses
      below).


      NOTE: Proposals should include a 500-word abstract and appropriate
      bibliography indicating the project's scholarly or theoretical context.
      Be
      sure to include current/working contact information (snailmail AND email
      address at least).

      GUEST OF HONOR: Canadian fantasist Charles de Lint
      GUEST SCHOLAR: S. T. Joshi
      SPECIAL GUEST WRITER: Ramsey Campbell.

      Conference Information and Updates at the IAFA website:
      http://www.iafa.org

      DIVISION HEADS

      FANTASTIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH [British, American and Commonwealth
      literature]. Division Head: Charles W. Nelson, Humanities Dept.,
      Michigan
      Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931 (e-mail: CWNELSON@...).

      THE FANTASTIC IN FILM & MEDIA [media other than literature, including
      live
      performance, television, music, video, and film]. Division Head: J.
      Robert
      Craig, Central Michigan University, 306 Moore Hall, Mt. Pleasant, MI
      48859
      (e-mail: JOHN.ROBERT.CRAIG@...).

      HORROR LITERATURE [horror in mainstream and popular literature,
      including
      its literary traditions, aesthetics, psychological constructs, and
      comparative influences]. Division Head: Joe Andriano, University of
      Louisiana at Lafayette, 110 Homas Road, Lafayette, LA 70501-7719
      (e-mail:
      JDA8531@...).

      THE FANTASTIC IN POPULAR CULTURE AND VISUAL ARTS [popular culture:
      comics/graphic novels, visual arts, architecture, photography, and
      computer-based art, e.g., digital imagery, hypertext, and hypermedia].
      Division Head: Bryan D. Dietrich, Dept. of English, Newman University,
      3100
      McCormick Avenue, Wichita, KS 67213-2097 (e-mail:
      DIETRICHB@...).

      INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC LITERATURE [international and comparative
      literature]. Division Head: Andrea Bell, Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt
      Ave. #251, St. Paul MN 55104 (e-mail: ABELL@...).

      SCIENCE FICTION LITERATURE & THEORY [science fiction literature,
      history,
      and theory]. Division Head: Greg Beatty, University of Phoenix Online,
      1320
      Lakeway Drive, #112 Bellingham WA 98226 (e-mail: GBEATTY@...).

      CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT'S LITERATURE AND ILLUSTRATION [Children's and
      Young Adult literature and media]. Division Head: Farah Mendlesohn,
      (e-mail: FARAH3@...).
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