UF Event: “International & Minority Science Fiction in a Global World” (Oct. 1)

“International & Minority Science Fiction in a Global World”
October 1, 2014, University of Florida
A workshop on global cultures and subcultures of science fiction organized by UF’s nascent Science Fiction Working Group. Morning and afternoon sessions will run from 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM in Smathers Library Room 100, and will feature talks by: Luis Álvarez-Castro (UF, Spanish and Portuguese Studies), M. Elizabeth Ginway (UF, Spanish and Portuguese Studies), Andrew Gordon (UF, English, Emeritus), Terry Harpold (UF, English), Tace Hedrick (UF, English & Women’s Studies), Kostas Kapparis (UF, Classics), Jennifer Rea (UF, Classics), Stephanie A. Smith (UF, English), and Philip Wegner (UF, English). The workshop will conclude with an evening keynote address by noted Cuban sf author Anabel Enríquez Piñeiro on “The Image of Women and Female Identity in Cuban Science Fiction and Fantasy” (7:30–9 PM in Ustler Hall).
All workshop events are free and open to the public. For more information and a complete program of events, see: http://sciencefiction.group.ufl.edu.

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