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Academic Papers Session 2

Come along for to Academic Strand, where early career researcher present their papers on Scotland’s contribution to science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Presenters have a maximum of five minutes to present their papers, a time limit that will be strictly enforced.

After a brief introduction by the academic strand team, seven people present five-minute papers exploring Scotland’s contribution to science fiction fantasy and horror. Once the papers are complete, the audience will be invited to vote for the favourite papers. The presenters will be invited back on stage to answers questions while the votes are tabulated. The most popular papers will be announced and invited back for Session Three.

Presenting in Session 2

Jonathan Thornton: Glasgow and Edinburgh in Oliver Langmead’s Dark Star and Metronome

Clara Botamino Gonzalez: Touring the city of Edinburgh through Laura Hird’s fiction

Rebecca Langworthy: George MacDonald: The Grandfather of Fantasy

Mary Lawton: Hans Christian Andersen’s Scottish Mermaid

Ruth EJ Booth: Queer Resistance in Hal Duncan’s The Land of Somewhere Safe

Svetozar Manev: Outlander’s White Lady: Reimagining the Theme of the Fairy Mistress in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander

Venue: Braid Room

Earlier Event: June 9
Open Mic