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Saturday, May 5 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
"....And in Flew Enza"

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One hundred years ago, the great influenza pandemic killed between 5-10% of the world’s population. This panel will use the historical plagues to examine SF’s fascination with hypothetical ones, found in such works as Station Eleven, The Stand, and 12 Monkeys. We will also discuss what, if anything, might be done about forthcoming pandemics.

Speakers
avatar for Mari Brighe

Mari Brighe

Writer/Editor/Speaker/Educator
Professional scientist and healthcare pro turned queer academic, essayist, editor, and speaker.
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Dr. Kristine Larsen

Kristine is Professor of Astronomy at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut. Her teaching and research focuses on the intersections of science and society, including the history of women in science, and science and popular culture.In particular, her work focuses on depictions of science and scientists in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien... Read More →
avatar for Janea Schimmel

Janea Schimmel

I write, I dance, I market, and I work at a public library in the IT department.


Saturday May 5, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Algonquin B

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