Thursday, July 09, 2009

See You at Anticipation-Montreal World Science Fiction Convention

My schedule for the Anticipation World Science Fiction Convention has arrived. Changes may occur, but for now it looks like an interesting set of panels, reading, etc.


Session ID: 243
Title: Author Reading
Description: Ben Jeapes;Henry Melton; Cecil Castellucci.
Language: English
When: Mon 9:00 AM
Duration: 1:00 hrs:min
All Participants: Ben Jeapes, Cecil Castellucci, Henry Melton

Session ID: 319
Title: Bedtime Stories
Description: High-school-aged heroes of the here & now are confronted
with classic SF themes.
Language: English
Track: Kids Programming
Moderator: Yourself
Location: P-510B
When: Sun 8:00 PM
Duration: 12:30 hrs:min
All Participants: Henry Melton

Session ID: 320
Title: Award Winning Books
Description: Does winning a children's literature award guarantee a
good book for kids? What awards should you respect?
Language: English
Track: Kids Programming
Moderator: Jacqueline Lichtenberg
Location: P-510C
When: Sun 12:00 PM
Duration: 1:00 hrs:min
All Participants: Helen Gbala, Henry Melton, Jacqueline Lichtenberg,
Jenny Blackford

Session ID: 474
Title: X, Why? Minorities in a Large Field or the Majority in our
Own?
Description: Joanna Russ said in 1983: “But remember, one can't get
minority work into the canon by pretending it's about the same things
or uses the same techniques as majority work.” Does this mean we
should think of feminist SF (or that written by gay or black people)
as a separate field? How much should minority-advocacy SF speak to
people who aren't part of the minority?
Language: English
Track: Literature in English
Moderator: Yourself
Location: P-516AB
When: Sun 10:00 AM
Duration: 1:00 hrs:min
All Participants: Alexander Jablokov, Ellen Kushner, Henry Melton,
Kate Nepveu, Kathryn Cramer

Session ID: 565
Title: The Golden Duck Awards for Children's and YA Science Fiction
Description: For picture books, the Eleanor Cameron Award for middle
grade books and the Hal Clement Award books for young adults, this
award is designed to encourage the people to write those books that
capture future SF fans. Lindalee Stuckey introduces the award, and is
joined by a number of current authors for children and young adults
for discussion.
Language: English
Track: Literature in English
Moderator: Lindalee Stuckley
Location: P-511D
When: Fri 11:00 AM
Duration: 1:30 hrs:min
All Participants: Ben Jeapes, Cathy Petrini, Cecil Castellucci, Henry
Melton, Janet McNaughton, S.C. Butler, Michèle Laframboise,
Jean-Pierre Guillet, Lindalee Stuckley

Session ID: 729
Title: The Analog Story
Description: Known as the Analog Mafia, a selection of writers whose
work has appeared in Analog talk about what sort of story is an Analog
story.
Language: English
Track: Creative Writing
Moderator: Stanley Schmidt
Location: P-513B
When: Sat 5:00 PM
Duration: 1:00 hrs:min
All Participants: Henry Melton, Mike Shepherd Moscoe, Paddy Forde,
Susan Forest, Stanley Schmidt

2 comments:

Ben said...

We seem to be doing a couple of things together. I look forward to meeting you there! - Ben Jeapes

Jacqueline Lichtenberg said...

Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it to Montreal. Alas!

Jacqueline Lichtenberg
http://www.simegen.com/jl/