Engineering Fictions presents…
A Lecture by Richard Howard
Seminar Room, CONNECT Centre, Dunlop Oriel House
5.30pm, Monday January 23rd.
Using the father of ‘scientifiction’ Hugo Gernsback as an entry point, this lecture explores the interplay between written science fiction and technology across the early stages of the genre’s history, outlining Gernsback’s own writings in the genre, the establishing of his Amazing Stories magazine, and his proclivity for accumulating patents. 329 more words