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BSG conference programme

Received last night by email. All 26 pages of it! Think it's going to be a pretty intense day... Details below:
BSG 2007
The Politics, Poetics and Philosophy of Battlestar Galactica
A One Day Symposium
28 July 2007
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
Registration: Owen Harris Foyer
Opening Comments- All of this has happened before…: OH1
Time, Myth, History: OH1
Jean-Paul Martinon (Goldsmiths College): Keep the Clock Running: Time and Temporal Experience in Battlestar Galactica
Greg Singh (BCUC/University of Reading) “It’s all just a little bit of history repeating”: Time, Mythology, and Regeneration in Battlestar Galactica
Esther MacCallum-Stewart (SMARTlab, The University of East London) Chocks Away! Breaking the ‘History’ Formula in Battlestar Galactica
11: 45am
Politics, Philosophy and Religion: OH1
Chair: Greg Singh
David Roden (Open University) Cylons in the Original Position: The Limits of Posthuman Justice
Pil and Galia Kollectiv (Independent) The Political Theology of Battlestar Galactica
Richard Berger (Bournemouth University) Re-designing the Designer: Adapting Polytheism in Battlestar Galactica
Lunch: OH1.10
Race, Gender, Sexuality: OH1
Marko Meenakshi A L I E N Hutsch (AG Queer Studies, Hamburg, Germany) The Starbuck Dilemma
Elspeth kydd (University of the West of England) The Look and Feel of Humanity: Cylons and the "Passing" Narrative in Battlestar Galactica
Ewan Kirkland (BCUC) Starbuck as Sacrificial Heroine: Patriarchal Punishment or Mythical Transcendence?
Tea, Coffee, Biscuits: Owen Harris Foyer
A) Performance, Identity, Selfhood: OH1
Caroline Ruddell (St, Mary’s University College) In Flux: Performativity, Technology, Identity and the Postmodern Subject in BG
Sergio Dias-Branco (University of Kent) Labyrinths of the Self: Different Characters and Identical Bodies in Battlestar Galactica
Jennifer Harwood-Smith (Trinity College) Anxiety of Identity in Battlestar Galactica
B) Genre, Audience, Institution: OH2
David Hipple (University of Reading) Being Unreal: the Intellectual Appeal of Battlestar Galactica
Natasha Whiteman (Institute of Education, University of London) Genre, ‘Quality Television’ and the Sci-Fi Network: The Case of Battlestar Galactica
Dylan Pank & John Caro (University of Portsmouth) “Haven’t you heard? They look like us now?” Realism and Metaphor in Battlestar Galactica
Closing Comments- All of this will happen again…: OH1
5: 30pm
Close, Drinks, Food: The Glass House…
Tags: bsg

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