Futurity after fallout: The radioactive environments of Russian science fiction
4pm on Friday – February 9, 2018
CLA 1.302B (University of Texas at Austin)
This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided
Dr. Anindita Banerjee is Associate Professor at Cornell University. Her book We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity (2013) won the Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies book prize from the University of California and was praised in Science Magazine, The Times Literary Supplement, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Times Higher Education, Comparative Literature Studies, Science Fiction Studies, Slavic Review, and Isis among many academic and public venues in North America, Europe, and Asia. Dr. Banerjee’s new book project is titled The Chernobyl Effect: Toward a Nuclear Imagination for the Anthropocene.
Presented by Environmental Humanities@UT and the Intermedia Workshop with support from the University of Texas at Austin’s Program in Comparative Literature, Department of English, and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.