Description: Reexamining science fiction’s relation to modernist writing and positioning science fiction as a modernist project, participants explore various perspectives on the formal and stylistic exchanges between modernism and science fiction and ask what common aesthetic and political motivations are shared by the literary modes.
Gerry Canavan, Marquette U
Kate Marshall, U of Notre Dame
Paul March-Russell, U of Kent
Sierra Senzaki, U of Texas, Austin
Kate Perillo, U of Massachusetts, Amherst
Patrick Whitmarsh, Boston U