One-Day Symposium on Science Fiction

On Thursday, May 17, there will be a one-day symposium on science fiction held at the University of California-Riverside on the 4th floor of the Rivera Library in the Special Collections Reading Room. Some of the best sf critics in the nation will be there. Here's the lineup:


10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Panel 1: Science Fiction and Science
Colin Milburn, UC Davis
Vernor Vinge, UC San Diego
Sherryl Vint, Brock University

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Panel 2: Trends in Science Fiction Criticism
Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr,. De Pauw University
John Rieder, University of Hawaii
Lisa Yaszek, Georgia Tech University

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Panel 3: Teaching Science Fiction
Pawel Frelik, Marie Curie-Sklodowska University
Brooks Landon, University of Iowa
Lisa Swanstrom, Florida Atlantic University

A buffet lunch will be served between the first and second panels.