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Friday, October 2 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Geek Shall Inherit

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Geek culture is on the rise. TV is full of "mainstream" SF, Fantasy, and Horror shows. Comic book movies are some of the biggest blockbusters at the theatres. This is a discussion of the rise of the geek, why geek is cool, and where we can go from here, if anywhere.
 

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Aviva Bel'Harold

Dyslexic author Aviva Bel'Harold has written several YA books, 3 self published, 1 hybrid and the latest fully published through Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy. She does several signing a month as well as speaking in schools and other events.
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Jason Bourget

Instructor, Douglas College
Currently I'm an instructor in the English Department at Douglas College, where I teach courses on science fiction, horror and weird fiction. My research focuses specifically on how political beliefs inform representations of masculinity in late twentieth-century science fiction (especially in the work of Heinlein, Dick and Le Guin). I'm also a horror fan more generally, with a particular interest in the supernatural horror of writers such as... Read More →


Friday October 2, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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