By Nick Hubble These are my personal thoughts on the process and not in any way a collective position....
By Nick Hubble Infinite Ground — Martin MacInnes (Atlantic Books) and Ninefox Gambit — Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris) An inspector investigates the...
By Nick Hubble The Fifth Season — N.K. Jemisin (Orbit) I wanted to begin this piece by noting that I...
By Nick Hubble The Gradual — Christopher Priest (Gollancz) Just over a third of the way through Christopher Priest’s The Gradual,...
By Nick Hubble Fair Rebel — Steph Swainston (Gollancz) Before I get on with the review – feel free to skip...
By Nick Hubble The Underground Railroad — Colson Whitehead (Fleet) At the climax of Whitehead’s deservedly award-winning novel, the slave-catcher, Ridgeway,...
By Nick Hubble The Power — Naomi Alderman (Penguin Viking) In a recent article for the Guardian, ‘How to build a...
By Nick Hubble My six novels are based on my reading and what I have heard but also, to...
By Nick Hubble I’m an academic working in the English department at Brunel University London, where I teach modern...
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About The Centre
J.G. Ballard & the Sciences Key
J.G. Ballard & the Sciences
Key Note Speaker: Christopher Priest
Hosted by the Anglia Ruskin Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy (CSFF)
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
25th November 2017.
“Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute.” J.G. Ballard
Registration for the event is now open and space is limited. Please click here to register.
From The Drowned World’s early meditations on ecology, to the provocative prosthetics of Crash, through to the psychopathologies at work (or rather play) in Cocaine Nights, Super-Cannes and Kingdom Come, the writings of J.G. Ballard are in constant dialogue with the discourses of science and technology. As a result, his novels and short stories function as vast indexes of scientific innovation and enquiry, immersing the reader in the complex yet often beautiful languages of biology, chemistry, zoology, medicine, botany, neuroscience, bioethics, anatomy, biotechnology and psychology, to name just a few.
Papers are invited for a one-day cross-disciplinary conference on all aspects of the intersections between J.G. Ballard and science. Proposals are welcomed from researchers at all stages of their career, including postgraduate students, independent scholars and creative writers.
Please send proposals or abstracts of up to 300 words along with a short biography to Jeannette Baxter: Jeannette.Baxter@anglia.ac.uk by: August 31st, 2017.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm GMT
Anglia Ruskin University, LAB 109