Center for the Study of Science Fiction

Formally the "J. Wayne and Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction" at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, it was founded in 1982 by James Gunn who was its first Director. In 1991, it was endowed and named for James Gunn's parents. It annually presents the John W. Campbell Memorial Award and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and runs the Campbell Conference.

With the Kansas City Science Fiction & Fantasy Society it established the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 1996. It moved to Seattle in 2004. (IA) Website (IA) Website