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Stars in our Pockets: Queering Science Fiction

April 21, 2017 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Terrace Room
Samuel R. Delaney

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

Samuel R. Delany is the author of numerous science fictionbooks. The Lambda Book Report chose Delany as oneof the fifty most significant men and women of the pasthundred years to change our concept of gayness, and he isa recipient of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for alifetime’s contribution to lesbian and gay literature.SCHEDULE of EVENTS

12 noon Lunch reception1:00 pm Welcome by Director of FGSS, Adrian Daub1:30 pm Reading Charlie Jane Anders2:00 pm First panel – Sexuality In Science Fiction Fandom3:00 pm Reading – Alyssa Wong3:30 pm Reading Annalee Newitz4:00 pm Coffee break4:30 pm Second panel – Queering Science Fiction5:45 pm break6:00 pm SPECIAL GUEST SAMUEL DELANYRSVP to rmeisels@stanford.eduspecify if you will be attending the entire event or just partial

Event Sponsor: 
American Studies Program, African & African American Studies, QuEST, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Department of English, Creative Writing Program
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