History and Fiction is shortlisted for the William Atheling Jr Award – Congratulations, @GillianPolack!

History and Fiction: Writers, their Research, Worlds and Stories by Gillian Polack has been shortlisted for the William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review, part of the Australian SF (‘Ditmar’) Awards 2017. Congratulations, Gillian! The full shortlist for the 2017 awards are available here, including Gillian’s nomination under the ‘Best Novel’ category, as well! … Continue reading

Football, Ethnicity and Community wins the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2017 – Congratulations @drpaulcampbell1!

Football, Ethnicity and Community: The Life of an African-Caribbean Football Club by Paul Ian Campbell has won the British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2017. Congratulations to Paul Ian! Read more about the award here. This book is a case study of an African-Caribbean-founded football club, Meadebrook Cavaliers, from the English East Midlands. Covering … Continue reading

Tom Moylan wins Science Fiction Research Association’s Pilgrim Award

Congratulations to Professor Tom Moylan, one of the editors of the Ralahine Utopian Studies series, who has been selected as the winner of the Science Fiction Research Association’s Pilgrim Award! The Pilgrim Award was created in 1970 to honour lifetime contributions to science fiction and fantasy scholarship. Professor Moylan joins a long and distinguished list … Continue reading

Peter Lang series editor awarded France’s order of merit

Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey, editor of the series Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, has been awarded France’s second highest national order of merit, becoming a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite. Dr Alyn Stacey is an Associate Professor in the Department of French at Trinity College Dublin, where she is also the … Continue reading

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