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719. Fiction and Bioethics: From Speculation to Practice

Thursday, 12 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Indiana-Iowa, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Catherine Belling, Northwestern Univ.

1. "The Rebiologization of Race: Speculative Fiction, Marked Bodies, and the DNA Revolution," Hee-Jung Joo, Univ. of Manitoba

2. "Flesh and Steel: Conceiving a Scientific and Literary Praxis of Pregnancy," Erin Kingsley, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

3. "From Science Fiction to Science Reality: Memory Modification and Neural Augmentation in Contemporary American Science Fiction," Genie Giaimo, Northeastern Univ.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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