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Redesigning Cities in Science Fiction

January 1, 1970
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 – 15:00 to 16:30
Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium
Summary Sentence: 
Ellen Dunham-Jones hosts a conversation with Lisa Yaszek and Shaunitra WIsdom.

What can urbanists learn from how Sci-Fi authors have reimagined cities? GT Regents Professor in Science Fiction Lisa Yaszek will discuss with host Ellen Dunham-Jones how diverse voices from around the world have challenged racial and gender norms in science and technology while proposing alternative kinds of cities, spaces, and social justice. Yaszek is the author of Galactic Suburbia and co-editor of Literary Afrofuturism in the Twenty-First Century. Shaunitra Wisdom, GT School of Architecture Academic Advisor, author, and Periplus Fellow will share her insights and moderate Q&A.

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