Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

Країна: Португалія

Місто: Lisbon

Тези до: 31.05.2016

Дати: 16.11.16 — 18.11.16

Е-мейл Оргкомітету: mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

Організатори: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

 

cience Fiction and Fantasy objects are a permanent part of today’s cultural industry.  From the margins to mainstream culture, their ubiquity demands critical debate beyond the preconception of pop culture made for mass entertainment. The University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES) invites you to take part in the 4th International Conference Messengers From the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy to be held at the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, November 16-18, 2016. We welcome papers of about 20 minutes (maximum) and also joint proposals for thematic panels consisting of 3 or 4 participants. Postgraduate and undergraduate students are also welcomed to participate.

Topics may include but are not limited to the following:     

Artificial Intelligence    

Comic Books/Graphic Novels    

Fan Fiction/Fandom    

Fantasy and Children’s Literature     Fantasy and Science Fiction on Screen (Cinema, TV, Web, etc.)    

Fantasy and the Gothic     Imagination and Fantasy    

Journey    

Music and Science Fiction    

Place and Non-place    

Science and Fiction    

Utopias/Dystopias    

Videogames

Веб-сторінка конференції: http://messengersfromthestars.letras.ulisboa.pt/