R176. Uncanny Technologies in New Latinx Fiction
Thursday, March 8, 2018
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Matthew David Goodwin is an assistant professor in English at the University of Puerto Rico in Cayey. His work is focused on the ways that science fiction, fantasy, and digital culture have been used to express the experience of migration. He is the editor of Latino/a Rising.
Pablo Brescia has published three books of short stories: La derrota de lo real/The Defeat of the Real; Fuera de Lugar/Out of Place, and La apariencia de las cosas/The Appearance of Things and the book of hybrid texts No hay tiempo para la poesía/No Time for Poetry, with the pen name Harry Bimer.
Frederick Luis Aldama is the author of twenty-nine scholarly books and one book of fiction, Long Stories Cut Short: Fictions from the Borderlands. He is University Distinguished Professor and Teacher at The Ohio State University. He is founder and director of LASER—a Latinx high school college readiness program