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Arisia 2017

11 Jan 2017, 17:59 UTC
Arisia 2017
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NB: trying to get back into blogging in 2017. We all know how New Year’s resolutions tend to go, but hey – Gonna try!
I’ll be attending Arisia in at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel from January 13-16. I’m waiting to see what Friday the 13th at a con has to produce. I expect costumes, people; Friday the 13th costumes.
While there, I’ll be presenting, trying to nab some audio, and generally trying to catch up with people. Here is my schedule. Drop me a note if you’d like to be part of this schedule!

Friday, 5:30pm, Burroughs room
What are the New Questions Science Fiction/Fantasy Should be Asking (mod)
Speculative fiction needs to speculate, as changes in the world pile up thick and fast. News of these new developments – scientific, political, cultural, and personal – reaches a broad audience, sometimes even before the developments have actually developed. Does SF have space to speculate? Should we try to keep pace with the way the world changes? Is that possible? What new questions should we ask?
Friday, 7:00pm, Marina 2
This is How it Ends: Risks to Our Civilization (panel)
Catastrophic global climate change. Economic collapse. Mass crop failure. Solar ...

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