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CfP for Fafnir: Special edition on Speculative Climate Fiction, deadline for submissions 15 August 2019

Call for Papers: Fafnir 2/2019

Special edition of Fafnir on Speculative Climate Fiction

Guest editor: Dr. Juha Raipola, Tampere University

Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for a special edition on speculative climate fiction.

Over the last decade, interest in global anthropogenic climate change as a topic of fiction has grown consistently. In conjunction with increasing societal concern about the impact of global environmental change, a growing number of imaginative visions of climate futures have begun to appear in fiction. Now commonly discussed under the broad rubric of climate fiction, or cli-fi, these fictional accounts of global climate change have typically been speculative in their basic orientation. This means that the emergent narratives of climate fiction can often be fruitfully analysed as part of, or in connection with, a longer tradition of science fictional, weird, fantastic, utopian, dystopian, and apocalyptic visions of ecological changes on the planetary scale. ... Continue reading Call for Papers: Fafnir 2/2019