My Orycon Program
I’ll be at OryCon 37 November 20-22 in Portland, Oregon.
|Fri Nov 20 12:30:pm
Fri Nov 20 1:00:pm
|Liz Argall Reading
Liz Argall presents stories, poetry and song from the Antipodes.
|Fri Nov 20 5:00:pm
Fri Nov 20 6:00:pm
|Science Fiction as a Tool for Social Change
Many writers have put their ideals into their writing. Some have even tried to get people to follow those ideals.
|A.M. Brosius, Andrew Ross, Stacy Spangler, Liz Argall|
|Sat Nov 21 5:00:pm
Sat Nov 21 6:00:pm
|We Can’t Talk to Flipper, so How Can We Talk to Aliens?
The real problems of inter-species communications, and things we might be able to do to deal with them. Universal translator? Let’s start with *a* translator.
|Kal Cobalt, Bob Kanefsky, (*)Liz Argall, Howard Davidson|
|Sat Nov 21 6:00:pm
Sat Nov 21 7:00:pm
|A Touch of Farmer, a Pinch of LeGuin
Panelists discuss their biggest influences and what books have changed the recent landscape in SF/F/H literature.
|(*)Cat Rambo, Stoney Compton, Claude Lalumière, Liz Argall, James Patrick Kelly|
|Sun Nov 22 11:00:am
Sun Nov 22 12:00:pm
|What is cognition?
A look at the impact of modern neuroscience and psychology on our understanding of understanding
|(*)Mir Plemmons , Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Donna McMahon, Manny Frishberg, Liz Argall|
|Sun Nov 22 1:00:pm
Sun Nov 22 2:00:pm
|Graphic Novels and Comics as Literature
What is noteworthy in the unique storytelling found in graphic novels? Are books really more literary, when they’re not illustrated?
|Rob McMonigal, Chris Roberson, Wolfcat, Liz Argall|
|Sun Nov 22 2:00:pm
Sun Nov 22 3:00:pm
|Solo or team; what’s the best way to create comics?
Who writes, who does the art, who does the color–teamwork or one-man show? Who assembles the team if there’s going to be one? What comes first, the chicken or the egg, and who looks for it.
|Katie Lane, Jake Richmond, Liz Argall|