Wednesday, 27 December
60. Disability and Science Fiction
7:00–8:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Disability Studies
Presiding: Ann R. Keefer, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
1. “When Reader Becomes One with the Other: Disability at the Core of Narration in the Fiction of Philip K. Dick and Roger Zelazny,” Lejla Kucukalic, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
2. “Enfreakment, Disability, and Punishment in the Novels of China Miéville,” Robert Spirko, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
3. “More and Less Than Human: Allegories of Human Impediment in the Tales of Theodore Sturgeon,” Samuel Delany, Temple Univ.
Respondent: Joshua Benjamin Lukin, Temple Univ.