The public is invited to The David G. Hartwell ’63 Science Fiction Symposium at Williams College on October 22-24. Hartwell will participate in this event at his alma mater along with Samuel R. Delany, Kim Stanley Robinson, Elizabeth Kolbert, David Hartwell, Paolo Bacigalupi, William Gibson, Terry Bisson, and John Crowley.
A Science Fiction Reading will open the Symposium on Tuesday, October 22 in Griffin 3 at 4:00 p.m. A Panel Discussion on Climate Change and Science Fiction will follow in Paresky Auditorium on October 23 at 7:30 p.m. The event will culminate with a Final Science Fiction Reading on Thursday, October 24 in Griffin 3 at 4:00 p.m.
The Symposium is sponsored by the Williams College English Department, The Margaret Bundy Scott Fund, American Studies, Environmental Studies, Africana Studies and the Oakley Center. All three events are free and open to the public. The campus address is 844 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267.
[Thanks to Michael J. Walsh for the story.]