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Today we’re all about academia. Yep, that’s right – they actually teach this skiffy stuff – and research it too!

Today we’re all about academia. Yep, that’s right – they actually teach this skiffy stuff – and research it too!

acquia_slate_logoAbout SF

AboutSF is the educational outreach branch of the Center for the Study of Science fiction at the University of Kansas. We work to give educators and librarians the resources they need to teach science fiction at all levels of education, and to empower fans to spread the word themselves.

Founded in 2005, we’re now in our eighth year of operation.

Our programs include our Science Fiction Summer School, our Portable SF Workshop, our Teaching Workshop, the Speculative Speakers database, and all the resources we provide on our site for free.

overlayEaton Science Fiction Conference

UC Riverside’s Eaton Science Fiction Conference is a premier academic conference devoted to the study of all aspects of science fiction as a literary genre and social phenomenon.

It has established and cultivates science fiction studies as a serious academic discipline, and introduces prominent academic critics to SF literature, film and culture.

new_banner_with_logo2International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA) is a scholarly organization devoted to the study of the fantastic (broadly defined) as it appears in literature, film, and the other arts.

The purpose of the organization is to promote and recognize achievement in the study of the fantastic, mainly through the organization and management of an annual academic conference, the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA).

sfralogoThe Science Fiction Research Association

The Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) is the oldest professional organization for the study of science fiction and fantasy literature and film. Founded in 1970, the SFRA was organized to improve classroom teaching; to encourage and assist scholarship; and to evaluate and publicize new books and magazines dealing with fantastic literature and film, teaching methods and materials, and allied media performances.

 

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1 Comment

  1. I’m glad to see that there is a lot of research being done on fantasy and science fiction, and academic study of it.

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