I'm delighted to announce I'll be presenting at the UC Merced Center for the Humanities Biennial Conference this April, addressing the writing of science fiction, (as well as fantasy and horror) and where water has fit into the big picture historically and in the future ahead.tinyurl.com/ucmwaterconference
This conference is free and open to the public and features:
1) Keynote Address:
"Leadership in Principle: Uniting Nations (and Theory) to Consider the Cultural Values of Water," Veronica Strang, Executive Director, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University
2) Scholarly Panels:
"Waterscapes, Aesthetics and Cultural Production"
"Drought, Political Refugees, and Environmental Migrants"
3) Community-Engaged Activities:
Environmental Film Workshop with Sanjay Barnela
Sci Fi Water Workshop with Bryan Thao Worra
Vernal Pools Reserve Tour with Kim De Wolff
Photography Exhibit with Rina Faletti
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.