Text and Community | 2005
George Mason University
Fairfax VA


February 15, 2005 | 1:30-2:45 | Innovation Hall 336

Cyberpunk: Then and Now, a talk by Kirby Malone


Film Festival | 7:30 p.m. | Eisenhower Multimedia Room

Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life. Free pizza, sodas, and after-movie discussions.

The Multimedia Room is in Eisenhower residence hall in President's Park

Thursday Feb 3: Blade Runner
Thursday Feb 17: The Maltese Falcon
Thursday March 3: No Maps for These Territories (documentary on Gibson). Introduction by Kirby Malone.
Thursday March 24: Forbidden Planet
Thursday April 7: Johnny Mnemonic
Thursday April 28: The Matrix


March 8 | 2:30-4:00 ] Johnson Center 116

Speculative/Science Fiction Workshop

Meet Bill Katz, author of “The Plastic Soul of a Note,” Grand Prize winning story from Writers of the Future Volume XX.
Student writers are invited to share their original speculative/science fiction in a small group workshop.
Contact Laura Scott at lscott@gmu.edu to sign up.


March 30 | 7:30 pm | Lecture Hall I

AI and Robotics Presentation

Dr. Sean Luke (Computer Science and Information Technology & Engineering).
Refreshments will be provided by the Undergraduate English Society.


April 13, 2005 | 5:55-7:10 | Lecture Hall 1

Lecture: Dr. Amelia Rutledge talks about Neuromancer and How to Read Science Fiction.


April 20, 2005 | 5:55-7:10 | Lecture Hall 1

"Perspectives on Neuromancer," an interdisciplinary panel featuring

Dr. Ted Kinnaman, Philosophy & Religious Studies
Dr. Kinnamen specializes in Modern Philosophy and Ethics. In Spring 2005 he is teaching Phil 303: History of Western Philosophy: Modern.

Dr. Doris Bitler, Psychology and Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
In Fall 2004 she team-taught CAS 313: "Mystery, Madness, and Murder," a course she helped design.

Dr. Daniel Cohen, History
In addition to teaching European history, U.S. history and the history of science, he is involved in multiple digital archive efforts, including ECHO: Exploring and Collecting History Online-Science, Technology, and Industry.



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