Models of Space Future in Science Fiction of 2000-2012
About the Speaker
Larisa Mikhaylova (b. 1954) – Editor, literary critic and translator. Ph.D. (Moscow State University, 1982). Teaches World Literature of the 20th Century, History and Translation of Science Fiction and SF TV Series at MSU. Russian Society of American Culture Studies Academic Secretary. SF magazine Supernova. F&SF Chief Editor (www.snovasf.com). SFRA and SFWA member. Interests: drama, science fiction and gender aspects of culture. Translated into Russian fiction many SF authors, among them Ursula Le Guin and Pat Cadigan.
Is international cooperation essential for the humankind movement into the Universe? What may be the goals of space exploration as seen by contemporary science fiction writers today, in the beginning of the 21st century? These questions will be approached from the perspective of comparative culture research on the basis of Russian and American new trends in literature and film.
Grand Forks, ND
Mikhaylova, Larisa, "Models of Space Future in Science Fiction of 2000-2012" (2012). Space Studies Colloquium. 46.