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

Out of Time author Alec Charles interviewed about Dr Who

As the new series of Dr Who gets underway, Alec Charles has been interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside about his book Out of Time: The Deaths and Resurrections of Dr Who. The interview is available here, at 1:55. Alec was also interviewed by Cheshire Today – please click here to read the article. Doctor Who … Continue reading

New publication: Shockwaves of Possibility

Shockwaves of Possibility explores the deep utopianism of one of the most significant modern cultural practices: science fiction. The author contends that utopianism is not simply a motif in SF, but rather is fundamental to its narrative dynamics. Drawing upon a rich array of theory and criticism in SF and utopian studies, the book opens … Continue reading

New Series: World Science Fiction Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series World Science Fiction Studies Series Editor: Professor Sonja Fritzsche, Michigan State University The book series World Science Fiction Studies understands science fiction to be a global phenomenon and explores the various manifestations of the genre in cultures around the world. It … Continue reading

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