Call for Papers: An Astounding 90 Years of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, The Fourth Annual City Tech Science Fiction Symposium

An Astounding 90 Years of Analog Science Fiction and Fact: The Fourth Annual City Tech Science Fiction Symposium Date and Time:            December 12, 2019, 9:00AM-6:00PM Location:                     New York City College of Technology, 285 Jay St., A105, Brooklyn, NY Almost 90 years ago, Analog Science Fiction and Fact began its storied history as one of theContinue reading “Call for Papers: An Astounding 90 Years of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, The Fourth Annual City Tech Science Fiction Symposium”

Photos from Europa Report Screening Panel at the Atlanta Science Festival

After the screening of Europa Report on March 28, 2014 at Kennesaw State University as part of the Atlanta Science Festival, Gil Weinberg moderated a great discussion between the panel (Sidney Perkowitz, Marcus Davis, and me) and the audience of ~25 people. The audience had great questions, comments, and observations. My fellow panel members broughtContinue reading “Photos from Europa Report Screening Panel at the Atlanta Science Festival”

The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick Event at Los Angeles Central Library TONIGHT

Pawel Frelik shared this on Facebook earlier about a special event related to the recently published Exegesis by Philip K. Dick: Monday, November 14, 2011 7:00 PM [ALOUD] at Central Library The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick Panel Discussion with co-editors Jonathan Lethem and Pamela Jackson, Isa Dick Hackett, and Laura Leslie. Moderated by DavidContinue reading “The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick Event at Los Angeles Central Library TONIGHT”

SFRA 2010, Saturday, Avatar and Empire

Saturday, June 26, was Yufang’s and my big day at SFRA 2010. We missed the first part of the conference, because we were called to the Cleveland branch of USCIS for Yufang’s green card interview. Luckily, we arrived in time for the last full day of the conference and Craig was nice to arrange theContinue reading “SFRA 2010, Saturday, Avatar and Empire”

Panel Event, A County Darkly: Philip K. Dick in the OC

I don’t dig the event’s name, but I really wish that I could be there for it. A County Darkly: Philip K. Dick in the OC will bring together authors Gregory Benford, Tim Powers, and James Blaylock, and critics Rob Latham and Jeff Hicks to discuss the influence of Dick’s life in Orange County, CaliforniaContinue reading “Panel Event, A County Darkly: Philip K. Dick in the OC”

ICFA 2009, When Time is Out of Joint: Alternative Times in Fantasy Panel

The first panel that I attended on Saturday morning was titled, “When Time is Out of Joint: Alternative Times in Fantasy,” and moderated by Elizabeth Whittingham.  I thoroughly enjoyed the conversation between the panelists during this session.  The discussion went vibrantly back and forth between panelists Brian Attebery, Aidan-Paul (A.P.) Canavan, John Clute, Guy GavrielContinue reading “ICFA 2009, When Time is Out of Joint: Alternative Times in Fantasy Panel”

ICFA 2009, Early Thursday Morning Panel Success!

I woke up bright and early today for my 8:30am panel at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts on “Narrative Aesthetics and Fractured Selves” chaired by Robert von der Osten.  My fellow panelists were Albert Wendland of Seton Hill University who read his paper titled, “Description in Andre Norton, or a TouchContinue reading “ICFA 2009, Early Thursday Morning Panel Success!”