Monthly Archives: June 2010

SFRA 2010, Wrap-Up

You may find links to all of my separate reports on SFRA 2010 below. Unfortunately, my reporting is limited to Saturday and Sunday, because Yufang and I were delayed in arriving on time (details here). If you blogged SFRA 2010,

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SFRA 2010, Sunday, Business Meeting

The last meeting of SFRA 2010 in Carefree, Arizona was the Sunday morning business meeting. Above, the Executive Committee from left to right: Mack Hassler, Treasurer, Lisa Yaszek, President, Ritch Calvin, Vice President, Patrick Sharp, Secretary, and Adam Frisch, Immediate

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SFRA 2010, Saturday, Closing Reception

SFRA members wrapped up the conference with hobnobbing and merrymaking at the closing reception. The kitchen was the hot spot of intense conversations. Art Evans and Jari Kakela share a conversation. Craig Jacobsen, SFRA 2010 in Carefree, Arizona Host, and

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SFRA 2010, Saturday, Awards Banquet

On Saturday evening as the temperature descended from 114 degrees, everyone converged on the Carefree Opera House pictured above for the prebanquet reception and awards banquet. The reception inside the western themed (and air conditioned) opera house was a pleasant

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SFRA 2010, Saturday, SF and Colonialism Panel

My last official duty of SFRA 2010 was to moderate the SF and Colonialism panel. Gerry Canavan couldn’t make it to the conference, so the panel was made up of by friend Jason Embry (pictured above in center) and first

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SFRA 2010, More Wrap-Up Reporting Tomorrow

I had hoped to finish my writeup of the conference today, but the remainder will have to wait until tomorrow. It is now time for sleep. I will also post a link to the photos that I took of the

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SFRA 2010, Saturday, Roundtable on Immigration, Alienation, and Arizona SB 1070

The second session for Yufang and I was the roundtable on Immigration, Alienation, and Arizona SB 1070. We volunteered to be a part of the roundtable, because we had strong opinions about Arizona’s recent immigration and anti-ethnic studies legislations. Also

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Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing and technical communication.

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