Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

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2nd anniversary of best-ever Canadian academic conference on science fiction

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Two years ago today, the biggest and best academic conference ever held about science fiction in Canada began at McMaster University. “Science Fiction: The Interdisciplinary Genre” — three days with multiple tracks — was hosted there in honour of the receipt by McMaster of my professional archives (subsequently certified as being of “outstanding significance and […]

McMaster conference absolutely wonderful

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Science Fiction: The Interdisciplinary Genre turned out to be one of the best weekends of my life. Over one hundred scholars from all over North America joined us for this amazing conference in honour of the donation of my archives to McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The conference was sponsored by the McMaster Faculty of […]

McMaster conference begins on Friday!

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Science Fiction: The Interdisciplinary Genre will surely be the biggest and best academic conference on Canadian science fiction. It will be held this weekend (Friday, September 13, through Sunday, September 15, 2013) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The conference is in honour of the donation of my archives to that institution. Special guests are […]

SF Conference Sept 13-15 in honour of donation of my archives

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

McMaster University Presents Science Fiction: The Interdisciplinary Genre A conference in honour of Robert J. Sawyer‘s archival donation to the University Library Collections with special guests: Robert J. Sawyer John Robert Colombo Julie E. Czerneda David G. Hartwell Élisabeth Vonarburg Robert Charles Wilson Chris Szego Multiple paper tracks! Banquet! Author Readings! Everyone is welcome. Free […]

Academic conference about Canadian science fiction

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

The conference “Science Fiction: The Interdisciplinary Genre” at McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario, September 13-15, 2013, is shaping up to be the biggest and best academic conference ever focusing on Canadian Science Fiction: Three Days! Multiple Tracks! Banquet! Authors? We got ’em: Aurora Award-winner Julie E. Czerneda, Hugo Award-winner Robert J. Sawyer, Aurora Award-winner √Člisabeth […]