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Friday, September 1 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Science in Science Fiction Media: the Good, the Bad, and the Amusing

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Catherine Asaro will talk the science in movies and tv shows, with examples from shows such as Star Trek, Star Wars, and last summer's blockbuster, Wonder Woman. Come see some of the best, the worst, and the most entertaining examples of how popular culture uses science in our entertainment.

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Catherine Asaro

Two-time Nebula ® award winner Catherine Asaro writes science fiction, fantasy and thrillers, and has over twenty-seven novels, as well as many novellas, short stories and non-fiction. Her acclaimed “Ruby Dynasty series,” also known as “The Skolian Saga,” combines adventure, hard... Read More →

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Aisha Matthews

Director of Literature Programs at Escape Velocity, Museum of Science Fiction
Aisha Matthews is a Ph.D. student in English Literature at Southern Methodist University, having finished her Master’s Degree at Southern New Hampshire University in early 2017. As an undergraduate at Yale (’13), she studied Young Adult Science Fiction Literature (alongside more... Read More →

Friday September 1, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
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