Call for Papers – SF & F

Life, the Universe, and Everything 34: The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy, is looking for 45-minute papers for the 2016 conference.

They are especially interested in papers in the following areas:

  • literary criticism/analysis of sf&f and related literature (medieval, renaissance, mythology, magic realism, graphic novels, etc.)
  • Science and technology (especially new or unusual)
  • Serious  analysis of sf&f relating to poetry or theatre
  • Critical analysis of the narrative, aesthetic, and thematic elements of sf&f video games
  • Mormon culture, literature, and society in relation to sf&f

Submit full papers for consideration o LTUE — Academics, c/o Marny Parkin, 1063 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602 or email electronic submissions as RTF files to Include name, phone number, street address, and email address on a cover sheet. Papers submitted without contact information will not be considered. Student papers welcome. See for more information about the symposium.

Papers must be submitted no later than October 15, 2015.


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