Conferences, Meetings, Symposia & Courses
The Feminist SF Community:
[Reading Groups, Fan Clubs,
Associations, & Online Discussions]
[Researchers & Scholars]
[Conferences & Meetings]
[Writer's Support Groups]
- This is the premiere feminist science fiction conference / convention. WisCon
and 800 attendees celebrated its 20th anniversary in 1996, with Ursula K.
Le Guin and Judith Merril as Guest of Honor and Special Guest of Honor, respectively.
The James Tiptree, Jr., Memorial Award ceremony is also held during WisCon.
WisCon is now held every year during Memorial Day Weekend in Madison, Wisconsin,
- Starting in 2003, an annual "sci-fi, fantasy, anime convention run by
Smithies" (Smith College students) that is "primarily focused on the female sci-fi
- Khatru Symposium: Women in SF
- Khatru Issues 3 and 4.
Symposium of Letters. 10/9/74 to 5/8/75.
First printing November 1975. Edited by Jeffrey D. Smith, Phantasmicon Press
Second printing May 1993. Published in Madison, Wisconsin, by the Corflu 10
convention committee, with additional contemporary material. Edited by Jeanne
Gomooll. Obsessive Press #141.
- Science Fiction by Women Symposium
- April 13, 1995, University of Maryland at College Park
- Feminist Science Fiction
- Workshop on Feminist Science Fiction at the Texas NOW Convention to be held
October 21, 1995 in San Marcos, Texas.
Leader: LYNNE MUTCHLER
SO: you have read all the novels of the worlds of Darkover and/or Pern --
what can you read next? OR: you have gone through The Gate To Women's Country
and chewed up The Left Hand of Darkness -- where is there more worthy
science fiction to read? This workshop will provide a working definition of
Feminist Science Fiction (including speculative fiction and fantasy), and
will provide lists of recommended books from personal reading, and from the
Internet newsgroup rec.arts.sf.written and from pages on the World Wide Web.
Happy feminist reading!
- Lawrence Schimmel's Panel at Aussicon
- Lawrence Schimmel's panel at Aussiecon III on representation of queer folk
- Feminism and Science
Course at LSU
Spring 1998: WGS 4500 "Feminism and Science"
Dr. Robin Roberts
Fiction Course at Univ Mass - Boston
Engl 334 "Science Fiction"
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