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493. Women's Utopian and Dystopian Fiction

Saturday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 616, WSCC

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Science Fiction and Utopian and Fantastic Literature

Presiding: Sharon R. Wilson, Univ. of Northern Colorado

1. "The Hand That Cradles the Rock: Feminist Utopias in the Works of Carol Emshwiller and Ursula Le Guin," Richard Hardack, Berkeley, CA

2. "Feeling at the End of the World: Affect in Postmodern Feminist Dystopias," Tyler Bradway, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

3. "Reenvisioning the Purdah: Heterotopia in Rokeya Hossain's Sultana's Dream," Nathan Fuhr, Univ. of Northern Colorado

4. "Personal Trauma and Global Apocalypse in Atwood's Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood," Katherine V. Snyder, Univ. of California, Berkeley


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory

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