Time travel novellas after the end of history
Saturday 16:00 - 16:50, Liffey Room-1 (CCD)
Time travel is as fascinating to writers now as it has always been, but its portrayal has evolved in recent years. How do the preoccupations of time travel writers today differ from those of the past? Do they see new futures, and how do they reimagine the past? How have changes in the publishing landscape encouraged these new time travel plots and experiments?
[me!, Kate Heartfield, Kelly Robson (M), Amal El-Mohtar]
The ins and outs of SFF erotica [over 18s]
Saturday 22:05 - 22:55, Wicklow Hall-1 (CCD)
*Adult content warning*
From sex robots to courtesans in a fantastical France, alien threesomes to elf orgies, the wonderful world of SFF erotica is as varied and exciting as the rest of genre fiction. There really is something for everyone! Join our panel of smut aficionados as they plumb the depths of erotic SFF literature.
[Anna Raftery (M), me!, Atlin Merrick, Elliott Kay]
What has art ever done for science?
Sunday 15:00 - 15:50, Liffey Room-3 (Readings) (CCD)
From the creation of anatomical models to the visualisation of other planets, how has art contributed to our understanding of science?
[me!, Ariela Housman (M), Dr. Estelle Blanquet, Dominic Riemenschneider]