Thursday, 29 December
567. Early Modern Science Fiction
7:15–8:30 p.m., McKinley, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Lara A. Dodds, Mississippi State Univ.
1. “Telescopic Fantasies: Bacon, Kepler, and Early Modern Romance of Plural Worlds,” Catherine Gimelli Martin, Univ. of Memphis
2. “Francis Godwin’s The Man in the Moon and the Question of Technology,” Peter C. Herman, San Diego State Univ.
3. “Undiscovered Countries: Against Retroactive Taxonomies of ‘Science Fiction,’” James J. Marino, Cleveland State Univ.
Respondent: Scott Maisano, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston