Title

Russian scholar to present talk on ‘Space Future in Science Fiction’ Monday at UND

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

5-17-2012

Campus Unit

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

Abstract

The University of North Dakota Department of Space Studies will host Larisa Mikhaylova for a presentation titled "Models of Space Future in Science Fiction 2000-2012."

Mikhaylova, a faculty member at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, will talk about whether international cooperation is essential for the humankind movement into the universe. This and related questions will be approached from perspective of comparative Russian and American film and literature research.

An editor, literary critic and translator, Mikhaylova teaches world literature and courses in science fiction. Her daughter, Iva Gerasimenko, is a UND Space Studies graduate student.

When: 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 21

Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111

If you're unable to attend in person, view the live webcast via Connect Pro at http://connect.aero.und.edu/colloquium/ (sign in as a guest) or use your Connect-Pro log-in.

A live webcast is also available at http://realmedia.aero.und.edu/liveclass.html.

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