University of California, Riverside

Eaton Science Fiction Conference



Friday, April 12, 2013


4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Session 36: Posthumanity in Red Dwarf and Assassin's Creed

Room: IMPERIAL
Being Human: Androids, Humans and Identity in Red Dwarf
David Layton, DeVry University
Remembrance of Genes Past: Epiphylogenetic Memory and Posthumanism in Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed
Lorenzo Servitje, University of California, Riverside

Session 37: ASLE-SFRA Panel: Environmental Science Fiction Film

Room: SALON A
Will Humans Soon Dream of Electric Sheep? Blade Runner, Nature Deficits, and Our Spiritual Relationship with the Natural World
David M. Lawrence, Virginia Commonwealth University
Ezekiel, William Blake, Klaatu: 'Wheels within Wheels' as an Eco-SF Trope
Andrew Hageman, Luther College

Session 38: Parody in Science Fiction Film

Room: SALON B
The Nazis are Coming!! – Parody and Innovation in Iron Sky
Sonja Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan University
"Laugh-a-While You Can, Monkey Boy!": The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the Eighth Dimension and the Postmodern Intervention into the Racial Politics of Cold War USA
Michael Jarvis, University of California, Riverside

Session 39: Mobility and Temporality

Room: UNIVERSITY
(Im)mobile Subjects: Enlightenment, Mobility and Science Fiction Television
Brent Smith-Casanueva, Stony Brook University
Space Cocktails and Saturday Night on Saturn: Armchair Tourism, Polar Inertia, and the Void in Les Baxter's Space Escapade
Andrew Wenaus, University of Western Ontario

Session 40: Neoliberalism in SF Media

Room: SALON I
The Summer of Zombies and Post-9/11 Drug Hysteria
Allen Zhang, University of California, Los Angeles
Playing with Neo-Randism and Ideology in Bioshock
Derek Burrill, University of California, Riverside

Session 41: Approaches to Science Fiction(al) Music

Room: SALON II
The Music of Our Future, Now; Amon Tobin and Bjork
Keren Omry, University of Haifa
The Rise and Fall of the Rock Musician in SF
Mark Young, University of California, Riverside

Session 42: Ecological Themes in Science Fiction and Anime

Room: EMBASSY
"Green Confusion": The Three Islands of Dr. Moreau
Winona Howe, La Sierra University
Super Humans and Nature as Nonhuman Others in Nausicaa of the Valley of the Winds and E.Y.E.S. of Mars
Julie Ha Tran, University of California, Davis

 

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