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The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy

A Game of Thrones

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Edited by Eric J. Silverman and Robert Arp
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– The 6th season of Game of Thrones (GOT) will air in April of 2016, with 10 episodes planned
– There will be 2 due dates for abstracts and papers, given that we want to feature some papers from the 6th season
– 1st due date for abstracts and papers EXCEPT THOSE FROM the 6th season:
— Abstracts due: November 2, 2015, but you can send them in sooner
— Notification of accepted abstracts: November 9, 2015
— First drafts of papers due: January 17, 2016
– 2nd due date for abstracts and papers SPECIFICALLY FROM the 6th season:
— Abstracts due: July 1, 2016, but you can send them in as soon as you have an idea from the 6th season
— Notification of accepted abstracts: July 3, 2016
— First drafts of papers due: July 28, 2016 (you don’t get much time, as the manuscript needs to be submitted in August)
– Submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to: robertarp320@gmail.com
– 3,000 to 3,500-word philosophy papers are written in a conversational style for a lay audience
– Papers must frequently refer to ideas, arguments, characters, events, and circumstances, in GOT stories from Martin’s books and the HBO show

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