Saturday, 29 December
652. Race and the Sci-Fi Future
9:00–10:15 p.m., Truffles, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on Popular Culture
Presiding: Joel Dinerstein, Tulane Univ.
1. “Speaking in Tongues: Anticolonial Thought in Octavia E. Butler,” Patricia Melzer, Temple Univ.
2. “The Bluest Eyes; or, ‘So Say We All’: Recoding the Chicano Body in Battlestar Galactica,” Domino Renee Perez, Univ. of Texas, Austin
3. “Captain Benjamin Sisko, the First African American Character in TV’s Future Imaginary,” Joel Dinerstein