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The Eaton Conference has produced 19 volumes of proceedings an contributed to several publications. They have been issued by various academic presses, and have essentially put science fiction studies on the academic map. Most of these volumes are still in print today, and continue to shape the field.
Bridges to Science Fiction
Bridges to Fantasy
Coordinates: Placing Science...
Shadows of the Magic Lamp...
Hard Science Fiction
Eaton 3, 1981:
Coordinates: Placing Science Fiction and Fantasy,
ed. George Slusser, Eric S. Rabkin, and Robert Scholes (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1983)
Eaton 4, 1982:
Shadows of the Magic Lamp: Fantasy and Science Fiction in Film,
ed. George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1985)
Eaton 1, 1979:
Bridges to Science Fiction ,
ed. George Slusser, George E. Guffey, and Mark Rose (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1980)
Eaton 2, 1980:
Bridges to Fantasy,
ed. George Slusser, Eric S. Rabkin, and Robert Scholes (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1982)
Eaton 5, 1983:
Hard Science Fiction,
ed. George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986)
Storm Warnings
Intersections: Fantasy...
Aliens: The Anthropology...
Mindscapes...
Flights of Fancy...
Eaton 8, 1986:
Aliens: The Anthropology of Science Fiction,
ed. George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987)
Eaton 9, 1987:
Mindscapes: The Geographies of Imagined Worlds,
ed. George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988)
Eaton 6, 1984:
Storm Warnings,
ed. George Slusser, Colin Greenland, and Eric S. Rabkin (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987)
Eaton 7, 1985:
Intersections: Fantasy and Science Fiction,
ed. George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987)
Eaton 10, 1988:
Fights of Fancy: Armed Conflict in Science Fiction and Fantasy,

ed. George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1993)
Styles of Creation...
Fiction 2000...
Science Fiction and Market...
The Fantastic Other...
Biopoethics: Evolutionary Explorations in the Arts
Eaton 12, 1990:
Science Fiction and Market Realities,
ed. Gary Westfahl, George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996)
1990 conference in College Station, Texas, co-coordinated by George Slusser, not an official Eaton conference
The Fantastic Other: An Interface of Perspectives,
ed. Brett Cooke, George Slusser, and Jaume Marti-Olivella (Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 1998)
Eaton 11, 1989:
Styles of Creation: Aesthetic Technique and the Creation of Fictional Worlds,
ed. George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1992)
1989 conference in Leeds, England co-coordinated by George Slusser, not an official Eaton conference:
Fiction 2000: Cyberpunk and the Future of Narrative,
ed. George Slusser and Tom Shippey (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1992)
1990, additional papers from the College Station conference
Biopoetics: Evolutionary Explorations in the Arts,
ed.Brett Cooke and Frederick Turner (Lexington, Kentucky: ICUS, 1999)
Foods of the Gods: Eaing and the Eaten in Fantasy and Science Fiction
Transformations of Utopia
Immortal Engines
Nursery Realms
SF, Canonization...
Eaton 14, 1992:
Immortal Engines: Life Extension and Immortality in Science Fiction and Fantasy,
ed. George Slusser, Gary Westfahl,and Eric S. Rabkin (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996)
Eaton 15, 1993:
Nursery Realms: Children in the Worlds of Science Fiction,
ed. Gary Westfahl and George Slusser (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1999)
Eaton 13, 1991:
Foods of the Gods: Eating and the Eaten in Fantasy and Science Fiction,
ed. Gary Westfahl, George Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996)
1991 conference in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, co-coordinated by George Slusser, not an official Eaton conference
Transformations of Utopia: Changing Views of the Perfect Society,
ed. George Slusser, Paul Alkon, Roger Gaillard & Danièle Chatelain (New York: AMS Press, 1999)
Eaton 16, 1994:
Science Fiction, Canonization, Marginalization, and the Academy,
ed. Gary Westfahl and George Slusser (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002)
Unearthly Visions
Perennial Time Machine
No Cure for the Future
1995 conference in London, co-coordinated by George Slusser, not an official Eaton conference
H. G. Wells's Perennial Time Machine: Selected Essays from the Centenary Conference "The Time Machine: Past, Present, and Future," Imperial College, London, July 26-29, 1995,
ed. George Slusser, Patrick Parrinder and Danièle Chatelain (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001)
Eaton 18, 1996:
No Cure for the Future: Disease and Medicine in Science Fiction and Fantasy,
ed. Gary Westfahl and George Slusser (Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 2002)
Eaton 17, 1995:
Unearthly Visions: Approaches to Science Fiction and Fantasy Art,
ed. Gary Westfahl, George Slusser and Kathleen Church Palmer (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1999)

 

Worlds Enough
Space and Beyond...
World Weavers
Eaton 19, 1997: Eaton track of joint SFRA/Eaton Conference, Long Beach, California
Worlds Enough and Time: Explorations of Time in Science Fiction and Fantasy,
ed. Gary Westfahl, George Slusser and David Leiby (Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 2002)

1997: SFRA track of joint SFRA/Eaton Conference, Long Beach, California, not officially part of that year's Eaton conference
Space and Beyond: The Frontier Theme in Science Fiction,
ed. Gary Westfahl (Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 2000)

2001: conference in Hong Kong, co-coordinated by Gary Westfahl, not an official Eaton confrence
World Weavers: Globalization, Science Fiction, and the Cybernetic Revolution,
ed. Wong Kin Yuen, Westfahl, and Amy Kit-sze Chan (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2005)

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