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Sunday, September 3 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Surviving the Robo-pocalypse

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"Human" experts tackle the following topics on the Robo-Pocalypse: Why is it such a popular trope? Should we legitimately be worried about an uprising? And most importantly, how can we survive through it?

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Anastasia Klimchynskaya

Anastasia Klimchynskaya is a doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, where she's working on a dissertation on the emergence of science fiction in the 19th century. In particular, she focuses on the way the scientific history, modes of thought, and paradigms of the period gave rise to the genre, and on creating a theory of the genre based in that history. She has presented on science fiction, AI, Star Trek, fandom history, and transmedia storytelling at various conferences and conventions, including Star Trek: Mission NYC, Philcon, and Science in Public, and recently taught a course titled "Living in a Science Fiction World," which used sci-fi to tackle contemporary sociopolitical, legal, and technological issues. She's passionate about using science fiction as a tool that helps us envision and prepare for our future, and loves to explore the means through which science fiction so often becomes science... Read More →

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Karina DarJuan

Director of Pop Culture, Escape Velocity | Assistant Curator, Museum of Science Fiction

Sunday September 3, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
5 - South (250)

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