Zac Zimmer: “Conquest, Contact, and Cosmovision: SF Rewritings of the Conquest of the Americas”

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Zac Zimmer: “Conquest, Contact, and Cosmovision: SF Rewritings of the Conquest of the Americas”

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

| Humanities 1, Room 210 | Free

Zac Zimmer Assistant Professor of Literature and LALS, UCSC

Conquest, Contact, and Cosmovision: SF Rewritings of the Conquest of the Americas

Zac Zimmer’s current project reads original narratives of the conquest of the Americas and the philosophical debates it engendered with and against recent aesthetic attempts to reimagine that historical moment in marginal genres, especially alternative history and first contact science fiction, creating a point of contact between the contemporary world and the hemispheric American colonial encounter.

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Humanities 1, Room 210
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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