CfP, edited volume: Food and Drink in Science Fiction

  • 07 Aug 2018 8:15 AM
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    "But now, we must eat!"
    Food and Drink in Science Fiction

    Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2018

    Edited by Cindy Miller, Steve Rabitsch, and Michael Fuchs this volume will discuss food and drink in science fiction across media—movies, television shows, literature, video games, comics, etc. Of course, as forms of sustenance, food and drink are among the essential elements of life. But this is also precisely why representations of food and drink are always ripe with meaning. As this book will show, science fiction uses food and drink to explore pertinent issues ranging from the homogenization of food in a globalized economy to the exploitation of our natural resources and the attendant phenomena of water, air, and soil pollution, deforestation, and the scarcification of food.

    If you are interested in contributing to this volume, please submit a 500-word proposal to science.fiction.food@gmail.com. All submissions will be acknowledged. If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt within 48 hours, you may assume that your email hasn’t reached us for some reason. In that case, please re-submit. Please also direct any questions you might have to the email address indicated above.

    We will most likely first approach European university presses with this project, as they generally move ahead faster than their American counterparts.

    Please check out the attached CfP for more details, and do not hesitate to drop us a line if you have any questions.

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