Call For Papers: Cityscapes of the Future (edited collection)
Call for Papers Date:
Cityscapes of the Future: Urban Spaces in Science Fiction
The city has played a pivotal role in science fiction narratives since the earliest days of the genre. Towering megastructures, dystopian urbanity and the otherworldly configurations of alien cities have contributed greatly to representations of imagined futures.
Our project aims to take a broad view of the science-fictional cityscape, in any medium (television, film, novels, comics/graphic novels, anime, video games, etc.).
All relevant topics are welcome; we encourage interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives, as well as discussions of non-Western texts. We are especially interested in the following subjects:
Postmodern SF and the City
The City and the Body
The Victorian City and Contemporary SF
Please send a 250-word abstract and a short biography to email@example.com by June 30, 2013.
If accepted, complete essays of 5000-7000 words will be due by January 15, 2014. All submissions must be original and previously unpublished.
Dr. Yael Maurer, Shawn Edrei and Meyrav Koren-Kuik
The Department of English and American Studies
Tel-Aviv University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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