17 July 2022

International Conference on Science Fiction Studies

  • Event type

    Conference

  • Place

    GLA University, Mathura

  • Event Start Date

    17/ 07/2022

  • Event End Date

    20/ 07/2022

Dear All,
It gives me pleasure to invite you to take part in the upcoming International Conference on Science Fiction Studies being organized by Dept. of English, Institute of Applied Sciences and Humanities, GLA University, Mathura in collaboration with Indian association for Science Fiction Studies from 17th to 20the July, 2022. Kindly find the brochure attached. Last date of Abstract submission: 15th June 2022
Abstract Submission Link: https://forms.gle/uBzfS3pqwe9ARUKN7
Both online and onsite options are available. 
Kindly find the major themes of the conference below:

·       Science, technology and the future

·       Gender and sci-fi

·       Women sci-fi authors

·       Sci-fi and popular culture

·       Language and Literature

·       Science fiction written in vernaculars

·       Scope of sci-fi

·       Pandemic and sci-fi

·       Medical humanities and sci-fi

·       Teaching sci-fi in undergraduate, post-graduate and certificate courses

·       Science-fiction and ethics

·       Memory studies and sci-fi

·       Machines and sci-fi

·        Science fiction and the future

Scholars from both science and technology as well as language, literature and culture may submit their papers. Kindly find the brochure attached.
Here is a list of speakers who will address the audience during the days of the conference.  
  • Ms Lucie Lukacovicova Sci-Fi Author, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dr Deirdre Fylnn University of Limerick, Ireland
  • Prof Mark Jancovich University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
  • Mr Nilesh Malvanker IT Professional, Maryland, USA
  • Dr Vasudev P. Rao Scientist, Sr Project Manager, TWJ Foundation, The Social Reforms, Pagmala, MH
  • Scientist SG, MPAD-2, Mission Dev Group, UR Rao Satellite Center, Bangalore
  • Prof M Saibaba Registrar and Prof, School of Social Sciences, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore
  • Dr Purushothaman Founder-President, Indian Association of Science Fiction Studies, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Mr Tarun Saint Editor, Gollancz Books of South Asian Science Fiction
  • Dr Santhosh GK PG DepartmentDept. of English, Vijayanagara University, Bellary, Karnataka