James Gunn: “Imaginative Reasoning, Science Fiction, and Change”

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Andrews Hall Room: Bailey Library
Additional Info: ANDR
Contact: Michael page, mpage3@unl.edu
James Gunn is a renowned science fiction writer and has had a career balanced between writing and teaching. He has taught fiction writing since 1960, served as director of University Relations, and created the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas, where he is now Emeritus Professor of English.

He has published more than 100 short stories and has written or edited 44 books, including THE IMMORTALS, THE LISTENERS, THE DREAMERS, ALTERNATE WORLDS: THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION, THE ROAD TO SCIENCE FICTION, and most recently, TRANCENDENTAL and its sequels, TRANSGALACTIC and TRANSFORMATION.

Sponsored by the Department of English, in conjunction with Dr. Michael R. Page’s critical study “Saving the World Through Science Fiction: James Gunn, Writer, Teacher and Scholar.”

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