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Global Science Fiction Keynote Address with Andrea Hairston

Friday, March 08, 2013, 4PM

Collins Cinema, Wellesley College/Free and Open to the Public
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Renowned science fiction author Andrea Hairston will give a reading from her recent novels, accompanied by live music by Pan Morigan, together with a short talk on science fiction and fantasy viagra alternatives that work in the age of globalization. Andrea Hairston is the Louise Wolff Kahn 1931 Professor of Theatre and Afro-American Studies at Smith College. She is the Artistic Director of Chrysalis Theatre and has created original productions with music, dance, and masks for over thirty years. Ms. Hairston”s first novel, Mindscape, was published by Aqueduct Press in March 2006. Mindscape won the Carl Brandon Parallax Award and was shortlisted for the Phillip K Dick Award and the Tiptree Award. Redwood andWildfire, her second speculative novel, was published by Aqueduct Press in February 2011 and won the Tiptree award in March 2012.


Friday, March 08, 2013, 7PM

Collins Cinema, Wellesley College/Free and Open to the Public

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Global Science Fiction Symposium

Saturday, March 09, 2013, 9AM – 5AM

Collins Cinema, Wellesley College/Free and Open to the Public

An international group of scholars will participate in a series of panels intended to engage cialis daily critically with science fiction from a broad range of national and cultural traditions. How can cialis coupon printable we situate science fiction as a genre cialis price in canada within in a global context? How does national imagery function within the science fiction genre? How are the familiar science fiction themes of utopianism and dystopianism deployed in different national literary contexts? How is post-humanity manifested in this literature – in terms of gender, race, technology, or something else? How does science fiction engage with imperialism and post-colonialism in a global literary context?
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宋明炜,美国哥伦比亚大学博士(2005年),卫斯理大学东亚系助理教授。著有《浮世的悲哀:张爱玲传》(台北,1996;上海,1998)、《德尔莫的礼物:纽约笔记本》(上海,2007)等作品,另有论文发表于《中国学术》、《现代中国》、《上海文学》、《上海文化》、《天涯》、Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese等期刊。目前正在撰写英文专著Young China: Youth, Nation and the Bildungsroman, 1900-1958。论文集《批评与想象》即将由复旦大学出版社出版。近期研究课题为晚清与当代的科幻小说。

Song Mingwei (Ph.D. Columbia, 2005) is currently an assistant professor of Chinese literature at Wellesley College. His major publications include: The Sorrows of a Floating World: a Biography of Eileen Chang (Taipei, 1996; Shanghai, 1998), Delmore's Gift: a New York Notebook (Shanghai, 2007), and journal articles appearing in China Scholarship, Studies of Modern China, Shanghai Literature, Shanghai Culture, Frontier, and Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese. He is completing a monograph titled "Young China: Youth, Nation, and the Bildungsroman, 1900-1958". A collection of his critical essays, Criticism and Imagination, will be published by Fudan University Press in 2011. His recent research interest lies in the Chinese science fiction writings of the late Qing and the contemporary.

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