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Stars in Our Pockets: Queering Science Fiction

April 21, 2017 -
12:00pm to 8:00pm
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Samuel Delany

Stars in Our Pockets: Queering Science Fiction A Symposium with Readings FRIDAY, April 21st 12-5 pm: Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460, 4th floor) 6 pm: Cubberley Auditorium With special guest Samuel R. Delany  

Samuel R. Delany is the author of numerous science fiction books. The Lambda Book Report chose Delany as one of the fifty most significant men and women of the past hundred years to change our concept of gayness, and he is a recipient of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime’s contribution to lesbian and gay literature. SCHEDULE of EVENTS 12 noon Lunch reception 1:00 pm Welcome by Director of FGSS, Adrian Daub 1:30 pm Reading Charlie Jane Anders 2:00 pm First panel – Sexuality In Science Fiction Fandom 3:00 pm Reading – Alyssa Wong 3:30 pm Reading Annalee Newitz 4:00 pm Coffee break 4:30 pm Second panel – Queering Science Fiction 5:45 pm break 6:00 pm SPECIAL GUEST SAMUEL DELANY RSVP to specify if you will be attending the entire event or just partial

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Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, American Studies Program, Program in Modern Thought and Literature, African & African American Studies, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford Arts, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and...
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