The End of the World as We Know It: Dystopian & Utopian Futures in Fiction

The End of the World as We Know It: Dystopian & Utopian Futures in Fiction

April 08, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Room S405b
Language:
English

From 1984 to The Handmaid’s Tale and everything in between, the best science fiction pulls from current events to create terrifying alternate futures and shine a light on the on the political and social issues of today. Could these realities come true? Join Sue Burke (Semiosis), Kristen Simmons (Metaltown, The Glass Arrow, the Article 5 Series), Ada Palmer (The Will to Battle, Terra Ignota Series) and Sam J. Miller (Blackfish City) as they gaze into dystopian worlds eerily similar to our own.

Contributors

  • Kristen Simmons

    Speaker

  • Ada Palmer

    Speaker

  • Sue Burke

    Speaker

  • Sam J. Miller

    Artist

  • Demitria Lunetta

    Speaker

Categories

  1. Category
    Books
    Fantasy
    Science Fiction
    Social issues/Anti-bullying
  2. Type of Event
    Panels, Screenings & Special Events

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