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CFP: Symposium on Amazing Stories: Inspiration, Learning, and Adventure in Science Fiction (Date Updated)

Symposium on Amazing Stories: Inspiration, Learning, and Adventure in Science Fiction Date: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, 9:00AM-5:00PM Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 9:00AM-5:00PM Location: New York City College of Technology, 300 Jay St., Namm N119 “By ‘scientifiction’ I mean the Jules

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CFP: NANO Special Issue: Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Narrative, Characters, Media, and Event

I’m co-editing (with my colleagues Alan Lovegreen and Sean Scanlan) a special issue of NANO New American Notes Online that explores Star Wars: The Force Awakens as narrative, character, media, and event. NANO is a badass journal that focuses on concise, rigorous,

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Seventh Anniversary with WordPress.com

WordPress.com informed me today that it’s my seventh anniversary with their service and blogging platform. Seven years ago, I transitioned from a non-dynamic iWeb/mac.com blog that I began concurrently with my MA in Science Fiction Studies at the University of

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Pakistaniaat Launches Its Own Open Journal System (OJS) Hosting Service

Masood Raja, my friend and former professor, told me the exciting news today that Pakistaniaat has started its own Open Journal System (OJS) hosting service. This means that if you want to found your own open access journal, you can

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International Authors Builds New Connections to the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center in Brooklyn, NY

Carter Kaplan tells me that exciting things are afoot with International Authors. He reports by email that: International Authors is building connections with the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Three IA board members joined the Williamsburg Circle

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Own a Piece of Science Fiction Film History and Support Parkinson’s Disease Research: Back to the Future’s Nike Mag Shoe

Nike announced today the 2011 Nike Mag shoe–a wearable replica of Marty McFly’s shoes from Back to the Future II. The shoe company made only 1500 pairs, and they will be auctioned off on ebay here with proceeds going to

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Carter Kaplan’s Emanations Now Available on Amazon.com

Carter Kaplan’s edited collection Emanations is now available on Amazon.com here. I believe that the eclectic selection of stories, essays, and poems in this collection is as trippy and wild as the cover art. This is worth checking out. You

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.

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