Over 100 scholars, writers, editors, fans, and City Tech students and faculty participated in the Fourth Annual City Tech Science Fiction Symposium on “An Astounding 90 Years of Analog Science Fiction and Fact” held December 12.
The New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn hosted a combination of scholarly presentations, an editors’ roundtable, writers events, and a keynote address by SF writer Mike Flynn. And they invite you to view the day’s proceedings in this collection of “Videos from the Fourth Annual City Tech Science Fiction Symposium, An Astounding 90 Years of Analog Science Fiction and Fact”.
Keynote Address by Mike Flynn
- Introduction: Trevor Quachri
- Justin Vazquez-Poritz, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, New York City College of Technology
- Jason W. Ellis, Assistant Professor of English, New York City College of Technology
- Moderator: Frank Wu.
- Panelists: Stanley Schmidt, Trevor Quachri, Emily Hockaday
Marginalized Voices and Feminist Futures
- Moderator: Lisa Yaszek
- Marleen Barr, “Rachel Rodman’s “The Evolutionary Alice” As Fractured Feminist Fantasy”
- Adam McLain, “Visualizing Gendered Voice in Ninety Years of Astounding and Analog”
- Marie Vibbert, “Visible Women in Astounding and Analog”
- Moderator: Emily Hockaday
- Panelists: Phoebe Barton, Leah Cypess, Jay Werkheiser, Alison Wilgus, Frank Wu
Critical Issues in Analog SF
- Moderator: Lavelle A. Porter
- Sharon Packer, “Simian Cinema, Darwinian Debates, and Early Analog SF Stories”
- Stanley Schmidt, “Humor in Analog”
- Edward Wysocki, Jr., “Just the Facts: Articles in Campbell’s Astounding and Analog”
Teaching with SF Collections
- Moderator: Lucas Kwong
- Jason W. Ellis, “Introduction to the City Tech Science Fiction Collection”
- Zachary Lloyd, “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching with Science Fiction”