Imagining Alternatives

A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions

Schedule of Events

Friday 10/18
Illini Union Room 209
8:30 am:
Registration Opens
Meet and Greet
Continental Breakfast Served
9:00 am – 10:30 am:
Gaming/Game Culture Panel
moderated by Shawn Gilmore
11:00 am – 12:30 pm:
Race and Bodies Panel
moderated by Ezra Claverie
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm:
Alternate Pasts/Presents Panel
moderated by Rob Barrett
Levis Center 3rd Floor
5:00 pm:
Doors open
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm:
Keynote Speech by Dr. Alexis Lothian with Question and Answer Session to Follow
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm:
Catered Reception
Saturday 10/19
Illini Union Room 209
8:30 am:
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:30 am:
Gender and Activism Panel
moderated by Mel Stanfill
11:00 am – 12:30 pm:
Utopias Panel
moderated by Patrick Fadely
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm:
Professionalization and Publication Roundtable featuring Dr. Stephanie Foote and Dr. Melissa Littlefield
Lunch will be provided for all attendees
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Metatextuality Panel
moderated by Rob Rushing
Armory Building Room 148
6:00 pm
Film Screening: Ghosts with Shit Jobs (2012)
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