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2017 ASA Panel Proposal

The following proposal was accepted to the 2018 ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Panelists were selected by invitation and from an open CFP. I’m posting it here as an example of a successful ASA proposal. 2,108 more words

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Zombie Hugo

I have been following the spats and fits and all out wars in the sci-fi and fantasy community for a very long time.  Not as much as I used to, however.   669 more words

Nattering

Rolled-up Newspapers For All

The Rabid Puppies have announced their 2017 agenda, and the Sads probably will soon if they haven’t already (I’m not paying that much attention), both dissing any modern, progressive SF, and the “Blue” side is pontificating about how the “Red” side is stuck in the 50s, and it’s pretty much the usual for what passes as society these days. 479 more words

Science Fiction

Women's Magazines and Dystopian SF

I enjoy jokes about how surprising it is that hard-hitting Trump-era “defense of truth” journalism is coming out of women’s magazines. My favorite so far is… 331 more words

Feminism

My posts about C. L. Moore (Shambleau)

These are the posts I wrote at the Puppy of the Month Book Club about Catherine L. Moore’s Shambleau and her other stories:

Gender Bending with the Dark Gods… 13 more words

English

Perfectly Appoproriate; Perfectly Counterproductive

I wrote last Saturday about the Hamilton/Pence  brouhaha. Since then I have had a chance to listen to and read other opinions on the issue. It hasn’t changed my basic opinion, but it has expanded my perspective. 511 more words

Social Issues