“Fantastic Beasts, Monstrous Cyborgs, Aliens and Other Spectres: Exploring Alterity in Specultive Fiction” is a student conference coordinated by two Master Students of “British and North American Cultural Studies” at the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. The conference will take place at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg from 19 to 20 October 2018.

Coordinators: Anne Korfmacher and Julia Ditter

We would like to thank all of our sponsors, whose support has been essential for the success of this conference!

Verband der Freunde der Universität Freiburg
Studierendenrat der Universität Freiburg
Fachschaft Anglistik
Dekanat der Philologischen Fakultät
Geschäftsführung des Englischen Seminars der Universität Freiburg
Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg
Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik und Messe GmbH & Co. KG

We would also like to thank the members of the English Department for their active support, especially:

Dr Gert Fehlner
Alexandra Kuhn & Nicole Bancher
Dr Nicole Falkenhayner
Chairs of English Literature Prof Dr Korte and Prof Dr Fludernik
Chairs of North American Studies Prof Dr Hochbruck & Prof Dr Lemke

Moreover, we would like to give a big thanks to our programme committee for their active help in selecting papers and drawing up the conference programme:
Dr Nicole Falkenhayner, Özlem Sarica & Kalina Janeva

Lastly but above all else we would like to thank our great team of student helpers without whom the conference would not be possible!