Friday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 8C, ACC
Heavens Above: Envisioning Religion in Science Fiction
Program arranged by the forum TC Religion and Literature. Presiding: Liam Corley, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona
1. “Deciphering the ‘Author’s Signature’: Religious Science Fiction and Carl Sagan’s Good News,” Christopher Douglas, Univ. of Victoria
2. “Once and Future Edens: Genesis in the Era of Pulp Science Fiction,” Alexandria Gray, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
3. “Milton’s ‘Other Worlds’: The Fall in Science Fiction from Asimov to Atwood,” Ryan Hackenbracht, Texas Tech Univ.
Respondent: Everett Hamner, Western Illinois Univ.