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Discussion > 2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin

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message 1: by Outis (last edited Feb 01, 2017 06:11AM) (new)

Outis | 301 comments In case you didn't know, recordings of this event which is very much of interest to this group have been uploaded recently.
Here are the 8 recordings you can watch and/or listen to:

Panel 1: Ursula K. Le Guin and the Field of Feminist Science Fiction
Moderator: Julie Phillips
Karen Joy Fowler
Suzy McKee Charnas
Vonda N. McIntyre
Debbie Notkin
Molly Gloss

Panel 2: UO Prof. Edmond Chang’s Feminist SF students of The Word for World is Forest
Moderator: Prof. Philip Scher, UO

Keynote and Q&A: Karen Joy Fowler, “Ursula Le Guin and the Larger Reality”
Introduced by Pat Murphy, Tiptree Award Motherboard

Panel 3: “Speculative Gender and The Left Hand of Darkness
Moderator: Alexis Lothian, University of Maryland
Aren Aizura, University of Minnesota
micha cárdenas, University of Washington, Bothell
Tuesday Smillie, Artist

Panel 4: “Le Guin’s Fiction as Inspiration for Activism”
Moderator: Joan Haran, UO and Cardiff University, Wales
adrienne maree brown
Grace Dillon, Indigenous Nations Studies Program, Portland State University

Panel 5: Kelly Sue DeConnick and Ben Saunders: “New Directions in Feminist Science Fiction: A Conversation with Kelly Sue DeConnick”

Keynote: Brian Attebery “The James Tiptree Jr. Book Club: A Mitochondrial Theory of Literature”

Sally Miller Gearhart Lesbian Lecture, Dr. Alexis Lothian (University of Maryland), "Queer Longings in Straight Futures: Notes Toward a Prehistory for Lesbian Speculation"

If anyone's hearing is impaired, so far as I know there are no subtitles available.

In my opinion, Adrienne Brown and Karen Fowler are highlights but I expect many of you are fans of the work of some of the other speakers.

message 2: by Nick (new)

Nick Imrie (nickimrie) Wow, these look like they're all about an hour each! What a goldmine. I will definitely be putting some time aside to watch these.

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