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Saturday, May 25 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Environmental Science Fiction

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Environmental science fiction is embedded with an ecological consciousness that centralizes humanity's relationship with the earth. This panel will examine representations of the evironment in science fiction, with special attention to utopian (environmental perfection) and dystopian (environmental destruction) narratives.

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Christy Tidwell

Associate Professor of English & Humanities, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
I teach Humanities, literature, writing, and communication. I work primarily with science fiction and horror, environmental and animal studies, and gender studies. I recently co-edited a book (with Bridgitte Barclay) called Gender and Environment in Science Fiction, and I am currently... Read More →

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Eric Otto

Professor of Environmental Humanities, Florida Gulf Coast University
Eric Otto is Professor of Environmental Humanities and Director of General Education at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is the author of Green Speculations: Science Fiction and Transformative Environmentalism (2012). His most recent work includes "Science Fiction and the Revenge... Read More →
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Patrick Sharp

Professor of Liberal Studies, Cal State Los Angeles
Patrick B. Sharp is Professor of Liberal Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. He has written several articles and two monographs on science fiction, including Savage Perils: Racial Frontiers and Nuclear Apocalypse in American Culture (2007) and Darwinian Feminism... Read More →
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Rebecca Evans

Assistant Professor of English, Winston-Salem State University
I am an assistant professor in the Department of English at Winston-Salem State University. I research and teach contemporary American literature, environmental humanities, and speculative fiction. My scholarship addresses the ways in which contemporary literature mediates between... Read More →

Saturday May 25, 2019 3:20pm - 4:10pm EDT
Panel 3 (WW D)
  • Moderator Christy Tidwell