September 5, 2016 at 2:32 pm

CLJC Call for Participants: DIY Science Fiction Conference

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture would like to encourage faculty and students to consider contributing to a panel on Law and Science Fiction at the upcoming DIY Sci Fi Conference: Speculative Fiction Across the Liberal Arts. 13115947_10103870548796104_6404999507188504021_o

The conference will take place on Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of Baker Center.

The conference will focus on science fiction in the liberal arts.

CLJC and the Making and Breaking the Law curricular theme encourage submissions pertaining to law and science fiction.

Submit ideas for panels, individual presentations, performances, films, etc., to conference organizer Judith Grant. There is a rolling deadline for submissions, but selection process will begin immediately.

Conference presentations should be informal academic talks geared to a wide audience.

The event will also include a costume contest and several film showings, TBA.

There are planned presentations on Chinese science fiction, law and science fiction, androids, climate change, steampunk, sci-fi podcasts, gender, afrofuturism, and a discussion of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

This conference is DIY, so pitch an idea or just join us and check it out.

The event is open to all OHIO faculty and students and is organized and sponsored by the Fire to iPhone Theme.

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