Stars in Our Pockets: Queering Science Fiction

Friday, April 21, 2017

12:00 pm

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Sponsored by:
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 Languages, Department of English, Creative Writing Program

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

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When:
Friday, April 21, 2017
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where:
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Admission:

Admission is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP to rmeisels@stanford.edu

Tags:

Arts Diversity Lecture / Reading Humanities Literary Women / Gender 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
650-723-3413, rmeisels@stanford.edu