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Friday, September 1 • 10:45am - 11:45am
The History of Science Fiction: Perspectives from the 21st Century

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An overview of the genre's history as understood by recent scholarship in the field, including the evolution of many sub-genres and global traditions of SF. Come learn about the origins of SF in scientific narratives of discovery and the long traditions of Afrofuturism, Indigenous futurism, Latina/o SF, and women's SF in this…

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Patrick Sharp

Patrick B. Sharp is Professor and Chair of Liberal Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. He is a lifelong fan of Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, and the Marvel Comics Universe (including the new stuff). He has written several articles and two monographs on science fiction... Read More →

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Jandy Hanna

Jandy Hanna, PhD, MSB, is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Biomedical Sciences Division at WVSOM.  Her PhD is in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy and she currently teaches medical gross anatomy and studies the biomechanics of locomotion.  Her Masters is in bioethics, in which she explored the personhood status of great apes... Read More →

Friday September 1, 2017 10:45am - 11:45am
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