R. D. Mullen Fellowship, Deadline March 31, 2014, Research in the Eaton SF Collection, UC Riverside

If you are a science fiction scholar, I strongly recommend that you apply for the R. D. Mullen Fellowship, which funds research in the J. Lloyd Eaton Collection at the University of California, Riverside. I won one of these prestigious fellowships two years ago [read about my trip here], and my research made possible byContinue reading “R. D. Mullen Fellowship, Deadline March 31, 2014, Research in the Eaton SF Collection, UC Riverside”

2011-2012 R. D. Mullen Fellowship Winners

Last week, Rob Latham of the University of California, Riverside announced the winners of the 2011-2012 R. D. Mullen Fellowship winners. I am one among the three recipients! This fellowship will provide each of us with funding to travel to California during the next school year to conduct research in the Eaton Science Fiction CollectionContinue reading “2011-2012 R. D. Mullen Fellowship Winners”

I Have Been Chosen as a 2011-2012 David B. Smith Fellowship Recipient

I learned last week by mail that I have been chosen as a 2011-2012 recipient of Kent State University’s David B. Smith Fellowship. According to the congratulatory letter from Dr. Mary Ann Stephens, Dean of Graduate Studies, the David B. Smith Fellowship is “an award given annually in honor of David B. Smith, a magnaContinue reading “I Have Been Chosen as a 2011-2012 David B. Smith Fellowship Recipient”

I Received a Kenneth R. Pringle Research Fellowship for 2011-2012

At last night’s Kent State English Department Awards Ceremony, I received a Kenneth R. Pringle Research Fellowship for the 2011-2012 school year. This fellowship gives me a service free semester to focus on research and writing. I plan to use this time, in part, to travel to several special collections to perform research related toContinue reading “I Received a Kenneth R. Pringle Research Fellowship for 2011-2012”

SFRA and Other Professional Work

Today is the last day of Kent State’s Spring Break, but I feel like I have accomplished a few good things during this week off from teaching. As SFRA Vice President, I am responsible for growing the membership rolls of the organization. As part of that work, I have been sending out conference fliers andContinue reading “SFRA and Other Professional Work”

R.D. Mullen Research Fellowship Deadline on April 1 (no joke)

If you want to get funding to research in the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Utopian Literature at UC-Riverside, then you have until April 1 to get in your application. See below for all of the details. JUST A REMINDER: The R.D. Mullen Reseach Fellowship Committee has extended the deadline for receiptContinue reading “R.D. Mullen Research Fellowship Deadline on April 1 (no joke)”