“Science Fiction and Communism” conference

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Call for Papers
February 23, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies

May 26-27, 2018, American University in Bulgaria, abstract deadline: February 23, 2018, acceptance responses will be send out by March 9, 2018

The American University in Bulgaria, in collaboration with Sofia University announce a call for papers for its first conference on "Science Fiction and Communism". This conference aims to address the cultural, historical and political contexts of "communist" science fiction and "communism in sciecne fiction". We seek proposals related to representations and discussions of science fiction and communism in literature, film, television, architecture, and so on. The conference is open to all discplines, approaches, methods, and concepts. We invite submissions and participation from researchers, practitioners, and students. Accepted papers will be invited for publication in a conference volume.

We encourage interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives, thematic panels and round table proposals.

Abstract proposals of up to 500 words and short CVs are due by Friday, February 23, 2018 emailed to yulia@aubg.edu.

There is no registration fee for this conference.



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All inquiries can be directed to Yulia Pechanova at yulia@aubg.edu

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