PCA Schedule – Wed 18th April 2019

Prime Dick II: P.K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Jake Jakaitis Blade Runner: Then and Now Thursday 8:00am – 9:30am
“I Know What’s Real”: Women, Men, Bodies and Subjectivity in Altered Carbon and Blade Runner 2049 AJ DeLong Blade Runner: Then and Now Thursday 8:00am – 9:30am
BLADE RUNNER 2049: THEORIZING DYSTOPIA IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD Tyler Jean Dukes (not registered) Blade Runner: Then and Now Thursday 8:00am – 9:30am
Where had the Robots Gone? : Reflections on the Robotic in recent audio-visual and written fiction. Caroline-Isabelle Caron Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots, Oh My! #2 Thursday 9:45am – 11:15am
When Robots Choose to Die: A Survey of Robot Suicide in Science Fiction Liz W Faber Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots, Oh My! #2 Thursday 9:45am – 11:15am
“I’m Sorry, Laura, I Don’t Understand the Question”: The Trace of Counter-Intuitive Pessimism in UBI/AI Stories from Humans to Westworld and The Expanse to Star Trek, Part 1 Warren G Jones II Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots, Oh My! #2 Thursday 9:45am – 11:15am
“I’m Sorry, Laura, I Don’t Understand the Question”: The Trace of Counter-Intuitive Pessimism in UBI/AI Stories from Humans to Westworld and The Expanse to Star Trek, Part 2 Matthew Hudson Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots, Oh My! #2 Thursday 9:45am – 11:15am
Nalo Hopkinson, Afrofuturism, and Black Women as Technological Explorers Cherie Ann Turpin Claiming A Future of Color Thursday 11:30am – 1:00pm
Broken Earth, Broken Narratives: Story, Agency, and the End of the World in N.K. Jemisin Leigha High McReynolds Claiming A Future of Color Thursday 11:30am – 1:00pm
The Journey Home: Complexities of Subjectivity in Nnedi’ Okorafor’s Binti Series N. A. Pierce Claiming A Future of Color Thursday 11:30am – 1:00pm
The Cleverness of Cleverman: Reflections on Ryan Griffen’s Modern Superheroic Dreamtime Michelle Smith Claiming A Future of Color Thursday 11:30am – 1:00pm
History, Mystery, or Gift? The verisimilitude of time travel with Star Trek and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Part 1. Rabecca L Connors Fifty-Plus Years of Influence: Star Trek #2 Thursday 1:15pm – 2:45pm
History, Mystery, or Gift? The verisimilitude of time travel with Star Trek and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Part 2. Luke Leonard Fifty-Plus Years of Influence: Star Trek #2 Thursday 1:15pm – 2:45pm
Has Winter come to Star Trek? Margaret Mendenhall Fifty-Plus Years of Influence: Star Trek #2 Thursday 1:15pm – 2:45pm
Who says the Doctor ever had a Penis? – Round table discussion on the casting of a female Doctor in Doctor Who Gillian Leitch, Caroline-Isabelle Caron Roundtable Thursday 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Girl from the Machine: Performing Femininity, Humanity, and Revenge in Ex Machina. Courtney Landis Feminism and the Feminine in SFF Thursday 4:45pm – 6:15pm
Why Rose Tico is the Best Character in the Star Wars Universe Jason Paul Olsen Feminism and the Feminine in SFF Thursday 4:45pm – 6:15pm
Selling Wonder: A Marketing Case Study Of Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman Lauri Evans Deason Feminism and the Feminine in SFF Thursday 4:45pm – 6:15pm
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