Speaker Series

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© Franco Brambilla, “Gli ascoltatori” (2008)

Throughout the semester, we will hear writers and scholars speak about their national sf.  A few speakers will come to campus; others will be recorded and viewed; and others will virtually visit our class via Skype for about a half an hour each.

On-Campus Speakers:
Sherryl Vint, “To Seek Out New Worlds: Science Fiction in A Global Perspective”
February 5, 2015  –  7pm –   Main Lounge, Moulton Union
(see poster)

Lisa Yaszek, “Afrofuturism as Global Science Fiction”
April 1, 2015  –  7pm  –  Main Lounge, Moulton Union

Virtual Speakers:
Miguel Ángel Fernández Delgado (Mexico)
Anatoly Belilovsky (Russia)
Paweł Frelik (Poland)
Rachel Haywood-Ferreira (on José B. Adolph’s “The Falsifier,” Peru, 1972)
Giulia Iannuzzi and Francesco Verso (Italy)
Minsoo Kang (Korea)
Ken Liu (USA-China)
James Patrick Kelly (USA)
Vandana Singh (India)
Cristian Tamas (Romania)
Lavie Tidhar (Israel)
Nick Wood (South Africa)


Lars Schmeink, University of Hamburg, has made available the following talks:
Silvia Kurlat Ares (Argentina)
Sonja Fritzsche (Germany)


On her Small Blue Planet podcast, Cheryl Morgan has been interviewing sf and fantasy writers from around the world since 2013:
Charles A. Tan & Dean Francis Alfar (The Philippines)
Gili Bar Hillel and Didi Chanoch (Israel)
Mélanie Fazi & Lionel Davoust (France)
Fábio Fernandes & Jacques Barcia (Brazil)
Ken Liu & Chen Qiufan (China)
Jukka Halme & Marianna Leikomaa (Finland)
(each podcast is about an hour long)


Creative Commons Lizenzvertrag
The recorded talks on this page and on Lars Schmeink’s page are licensed under Creative Commons 4.0 Unported License.
The images are © Franco Brambilla.