SF researcher meeting, Finncon08

The SF/fantasy researcher meeting takes place again in Thursday and Friday. Unfortunately I can only take part in one paper session (or so it now seems), but here is the latest program (in Finnish):

Torstai
11-13 Tutustumiskierros ja käydään läpi 2 paperia (Kokkinen: “Who Gets to Enter the Sacred Center? Mircea Eliade´s Utopia Visualized in Mythic Art” & Ylimartimo: “A Beautiful Girl, Devilish Woman or Cosmic Power: The Fantastic Essence of the Snow Queen Interpreted by Fairy Tale Illustrators”)
13-14 Lounas
14-15 Käydään 2 paperia (Korpua: “Atlantis-myth in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Legendarium”, Pelkonen: “Images of Women in Power in the Dystopic World of Battlestar Galactica (2003)”)
15-16 Pyöreän pöydän jutustelu, pohjana M Polvisen paperi (“Course Outline: Proseminar for Teacher Trainees – ”Harry Potter and the Rest: Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature”)

Perjantai
11-13 Käydään 3 paperia (Kuusniemi: ““The Golden Path”: the Dynamic Dystopia in Frank Herbert’s Dune Chronicles”, Soikkonen: “Nothing Will Change? Dystopia and Social Commentary in C.L. Moore’s ‘Vintage Season'” & Miettinen: “Superheroes and the Question of Utopia”)
13-14 Lounas
14-15 Farah Mendlesohnin luento
15-15:30 Siirtyminen kirjoittajatapaamiseen: Tampereen yliopisto, Linna, Kalevantie 5, ls K103
15.40-17 Farah Mendlesohn & John M. Harrison: In conversation

See also CFP: http://2008.finncon.org/en/tutkijatapaaminen.htm

Author: frans

Professor of Information Studies and Interactive Media, esp. Digital Culture and Game Studies in the University of Tampere, Finland.

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