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'Evolution's Amazons'

Women and Science Fiction to Be Discussed

Jan. 24, 2015

What:

Cal State Fullerton's Department of Liberal Studies and Center for the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine host a Feb. 13 lecture, "Evolution's Amazons: Women and Science Fiction in the Early Twentieth Century."

When:

Thursday, Feb. 13
5:30 p.m.

Where:

Cal State Fullerton, Humanities-Social Sciences Building Room 125
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

Who:

Patrick Sharp, chair and professor of liberal studies at Cal State Los Angeles, is currently working on an anthology of women's contributions as artists, science journalists, poets, fiction writers and editors to the science fiction magazines of the 1920s and '30s. In addition, he is author of "Savage Perils: Racial Frontiers and Nuclear Apocalypse in American Culture" and co-editor of "Darwin in Atlantic Cultures: Evolutionary Visions of Race, Gender and Sexuality."

Parking:

$8 for a daily permit Monday through Friday. Details are available online.

Media Contact:

Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852

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