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The Pilgrim Award is presented by the Science Fiction Research Association for Lifetime Achievement in the field of science fiction scholarship. It was created in 1970 and was named after J. O. Bailey’s pioneering book Pilgrims Through Space and Time. Fittingly, the first award was presented to Bailey. The Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) is the oldest professional organization for the study of science fiction and fantasy literature and film. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... J(ames) O(sler) Bailey (1903-1979) was a professor of literature who taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ...

1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... J(ames) O(sler) Bailey (1903-1979) was a professor of literature who taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Marjorie Hope Nicolson (1894–1981), was born February 18, 1894 in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of Charles Butler Nicolson, editor-in-chief of the Detroit Free Press during World War I and later that papers correspondent in Washington, DC, and Lissie Hope Morris. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... John Stewart Williamson (born April 29, 1908), who writes as Jack Williamson but has occasionally used the pseudonym Will Stewart, is considered the Dean of Science fiction. Williamson spent his early childhood in western Texas. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Damon Knight (September 19, 1922-April 15, 2002) was a science fiction author, editor, and critic. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... James E. Gunn is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Brian Wilson Aldiss (born August 18, 1925 in East Dereham, Norfolk) is a prolific English author of both general fiction and science fiction. ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Peter Nicholls is an Australian-born writer. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sam Moskowitz (1920-1997) was an early fan and organizer of interest in science fiction and, later, a writer. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... H. Bruce Franklin is currently the John Cotton Dana Professor of English and American Studies at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Samuel Ray Chip Delany, Jr. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... George E(dgar) Slusser (born July 14 (Bastille Day), 1939), is an American scholar, professor and writer. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joanna Russ (born February 22, 1937) is the author of a number of works of science fiction (among other sorts of writing), including The Female Man, a meditation on how differing societies might produce very different versions of the same person, and how all might interact, particularly in the face... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ursula K. Le Guin at an informal bookstore Q&A session, July 2004 Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (born October 21, 1929), is an American author. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... John Clute is a Canadian born author and critic who lives in Britain. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Lyon Sprague de Camp, (November 27, 1907-November 6, 2000) was a science fiction and fantasy author born in New York City. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Brian Stableford (born July 25, 1948) is a British science fiction writer who has published more than 50 novels. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... Gérard Klein is a French science-fiction writer with sociological training. ...

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Awards [SFRA - Science Fiction Research Association] (564 words)
Pilgrims and Pioneers: The History and Speeches of the Science Fiction Research Association Award Winners Edited by Hal W. Hall and Daryl F. Mallett is still available for purchase.
The Pilgrim Award was created in 1970 by the SFRA to honor lifetime contributions to SF and fantasy scholarship.
The Graduate Student Paper Award is presented to the outstanding scholarly essay read at the annual conference of the SFRA by a graduate student.
Pilgrim Technology - About Us (629 words)
Pilgrim Technology LLC was the recipient of the Emerging Business Award of the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce in January of this year.
Pilgrim Technology’s Secure Wireless Sensor Interface is nearing completion and was demonstrated as a component of the US Army TACOM National Automotive Center at the SAE Automotive World Congress 2006 in Detroit.
Pilgrim Technology LLC acquired Ferns Consulting Service and Support in 2006 in a non-disclosed transaction that resulted in Pilgrim Technology being able to expand service offerings in the IT field to include on-site service contracts and support for a wider array of products including PC’s, Servers and Apple systems.
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