Monday, 29 December
564. Robots and the History of the Future
1:45–3:00 p.m., Lombard, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Pomona Coll.
1. “The Prehistory of the Robot in Samuel Butler’s Erewhon,” Monique R. Morgan, McGill Univ.
2. “Robots, Freedom, and the Forms of Time in Cloud Atlas; or, Sonmi-451’s History of the Future,” Joel F. Burges, Stanford Univ.
3. “Robot Pastoral and the Disappearance of Nature,” Ursula K. Heise, Stanford Univ.
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