Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field

Sinopsis

Inspired by the award-winning speculative fiction author Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006), leading experts in the field will explore the expansive ways Butler’s writing, research, and life foster deeper understanding of the past, present, and possible futures. The conference was held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

Episodios

  • Roundtable Communal Convergence / Question and Answer Session

    Roundtable Communal Convergence / Question and Answer Session

    23/06/2017 Duración: 01h19min

    Sami Schalk, Jenny Terry, Aimee Bahng, Cassandra L. Jones, Gerry Canavan, and Shelley Streeby participate in a rountable discussion with facilitators Ayana Jamieson and Moya Bailey. Part of “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Climate Refugees in the Greenhouse World: Archiving Global Warming/Imagining the Future of Climate Change with Octavia E. Butler

    Climate Refugees in the Greenhouse World: Archiving Global Warming/Imagining the Future of Climate Change with Octavia E. Butler

    23/06/2017 Duración: 23min

    Shelley Streeby from University of California, San Diego, delivers a talk titled “Climate Refugees in the Greenhouse World: Archiving Global Warming/Imagining the Future of Climate Change with Octavia E. Butler” This talk was included in the session titled “Beyond Octavia E. Butler’s Parables.” Part of “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Parables of the Trickster

    Parables of the Trickster

    23/06/2017 Duración: 22min

    Gerry Canavan from Marquette University delivers a talk titled “Parables of the Trickster.” This talk was included in the session titled “Beyond Octavia E. Butler’s Parables.” Part of “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Memory, Resistance, and Liberation: Anyanwu as “Lieu de Mémoire” in Octavia E. Butler’s Patternist Series

    Memory, Resistance, and Liberation: Anyanwu as “Lieu de Mémoire” in Octavia E. Butler’s Patternist Series

    23/06/2017 Duración: 23min

    Cassandra L. Jones from University of South Carolina Upstate delivers a talk titled “Memory, Resistance, and Liberation: Anyanwu as ‘Lieu de Mémoire’ in Octavia E. Butler’s Patternist Series.” This talk was included in the session titled “Beyond Octavia E. Butler’s Parables.” Part of “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Plasmodial Improprieties: Octavia E. Butler, Slime Molds, and Imagining a Femi-Queer Commons

    Plasmodial Improprieties: Octavia E. Butler, Slime Molds, and Imagining a Femi-Queer Commons

    23/06/2017 Duración: 28min

    Aimee Bahng from Pomona College delivers a talk titled “Plasmodial Improprieties: Octavia E. Butler, Slime Molds, and Imagining a Femi-Queer Commons.” This talk was included in the session titled “Fictive Kindred / Seeding the Pattern.” Part of “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Time Bombs, Time Lapse, and Time Capsules in the Fiction of Octavia Butler and the Art of Ellen Gallagher

    Time Bombs, Time Lapse, and Time Capsules in the Fiction of Octavia Butler and the Art of Ellen Gallagher

    23/06/2017 Duración: 28min

    Jenny Terry from Durham University delivers a talk titled “Time Bombs, Time Lapse, and Time Capsules in the Fiction of Octavia Butler and the Art of Ellen Gallagher.” This talk was included in the session titled “Fictive Kindred / Seeding the Pattern.” Part of “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Experience, Research, and Writing: Octavia E. Butler as Author of Disability Literature

    Experience, Research, and Writing: Octavia E. Butler as Author of Disability Literature

    23/06/2017 Duración: 21min

    Sami Schalk from University of Wisconsin, Madison, delivers a talk titled “Experience, Research, and Writing: Octavia E. Butler as Author of Disability Literature.” This talk was included in the session titled “Fictive Kindred / Seeding the Pattern.” Part of “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Remarks by Ayana Jamieson

    Remarks by Ayana Jamieson

    23/06/2017 Duración: 06min

    Ayana Jamieson from the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network and SUNY Empire State College delivers remarks for “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

  • Welcome by Sue Hodson

    Welcome by Sue Hodson

    23/06/2017 Duración: 13min

    Sue Hodson from The Huntington welcomes participants and attendees to “Octavia E. Butler Studies: Convergence of an Expanding Field,” a conference held at The Huntington June 23, 2017.

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