SCMLA: Science Fiction panel

South Central Modern Language Association met this year in Austin and, contrary to prior years, met on Saturday through Tuesday.

I attended the science fiction panel at SCMLA on Monday, October 21. The session was well attended and had some great speakers.

steampunk_word_processor_icon_microsoft_word_typewriter by_yereverluvinuncleberScience Fiction and Fantasy Literature
Chair: Alexios Moore, Columbia College-Chicago
Secretary: Bonnie Noonan, Xavier U

Colin Irvine, Augsburg College (Minneapolis)
“Reading into the World of Panem”

associate prof, literature, environmental

Robin Anne Reid, Texas A&M
“Holy Family: Divine Queerness in Bujold’s Chalion Series”

creative writing, new media, critical theory, fantastic literatures—esp. Tolkien

Joe R. Christopher, Tarleton State
“The Negative Quest of Bradamant”

professor emeritus, pub. Full-length critical works on Tolkien and Lewis

Robert Stanton, South U: Austin
“Excessive and Appropriate Gifts: Hospitality and Violence in Game of Thrones.”

program director of …

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