Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

McMaster conference begins on Friday!

by Rob - September 9th, 2013.
Filed under: Academics, McMaster Conference.

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 Robert J. Sawyer, John Robert Colombo, Julie E. Czerneda, David G. Hartwell, Chris Szego, Élisabeth Vonarburg, and Robert Charles Wilson — plus academics attending from all over North America.

We’ve got multiple tracks, author readings, keynote addresses, and 30 academic papers — including several in French — in such disciplines as anthropology, astronomy, philosophy, theology, and English literature.

Admission is free, but please send an email to conference co-chair Cathy Grisé at to let her know you’re coming.

The conference Facebook page is here and the conference website is here.

Robert J. Sawyer online:

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