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Ambivalent imaginaries of the future: ustopias in speculative and science fiction (25-26 November 2021)

Ambivalent imaginaries of the future: ustopias in speculative and science fiction (25-26 November 2021)

Virtual workshop on Ustopias, next 25-26 November, jointly organized by UPF, UAB and UIB, with free googlemeet access for registrars.

17.11.2021

Imatge inicial

 

 

Ambivalent imaginaries of the future: ustopias in speculative and science fiction

 

Workshop programme:

 

25  NOVEMBER

Link: meet.google.com/koa-airw-khk

16.00

Introduction: Camil Ungureanu (UPF) & Daniel Gamper (UAB)

 

16.05-17.05

Camil Ungureanu (UPF)

Keynote:

Sara Martín Alegre (UAB), “The Need for Utopia: Homage to Iain M. Banks” Discussant: Daniel Gamper (UAB)

 

17.30-19.30

Christos Zografos (UPF) & Marc Sanjaume (UPF)

Miguel Beistegui (ICREA, UPF), “Literature in a Time of Crisis: the case of  Ishiguro”

Mathias Thaler (University of Edinburgh), “Warning through Extrapolation: Post- Cautionary Tales and the Practical Aims of Dystopia”

Lars Tønder (University of Copenhagen), “Futures of the Anthropocene”

 

26  NOVEMBER

Link: meet.google.com/vet-sasw-gzp

 

10.05

Introduction: Katarzyna Paszkiewicz (ADHUC, UIB)

 

10.05-11.00

Daniel Gamper (UAB)

Keynote: Carme Torras Genís (IRI – Institute of Robotics and Industrial Informatics & Premio Nacional de Investigación, 2021), “Robòtica, Intel·ligència Artificial, Educació en Tecno-ètica i Ciència-ficció”

Discussant: Toni Llorente (Univ. of Berkeley) & José L. Martí (UPF)

 

11.30-13.30

Mihaela Mihai (University of Edinburgh) & Katarzyna Paszkiewicz (ADHUC, UIB) Mónica Martín (Universidad de Zaragoza), “Cosmopolitan Hopes in the Films of Globalization”

Pablo Gómez Muñoz (Universidad de Zaragoza), “Utopian Neoliberal Fixes and their Bleak Dimension in Twenty-First Century Science Fiction Media”

Fernando Ángel Moreno (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), “La crisis de la modernidad en el cine demiúrgico”

 

15.00-18.00

Pablo Muñoz Carmona (UPF) & Camil Ungureanu (UPF, IUC)

Helena González Fernández (ADHUC-Universitat de Barcelona), “Pàries, trànsfugues i l’imperatiu de l’aliança multiespecista a Mirror, de Emma Ríos i Hwei Lim”

Pol Capdevilla (UPF), “Tiempo y ustopia en los Desposeídos”

Ana Garrido González & Katarzyna Moszczyńska-Dürst (Universidad de Varsovia), Parias, tránsfugas, advenedizos y rebeldes en ustopías de autoras gallegas

Lidia María Cuadrado Payeras (Univ. de Salamanca), Ustopian Spaces in Margaret Atwood’s The Heart Goes Last

 

Free Googlemeet access.

For those interested, please send an email to: Camil Ungureanu ([email protected])

 

Organization:

Camil Ungureanu (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Research Group of the Haas Library & Institut de Cultura)

Daniel Gamper (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz (Universitat de les Illes Balears, ADHUC – Center for Research Theory, Gender, Sexuality)

Multimèdia

Multimedia

Multimedia

Categories:

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