DurhamCon Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention (3rd February)


Science-fiction author Justina Robson and expert on feminist utopia Sarah Lohmann will be the headline names at this year’s DurhamCon on 3rd February. This public event – which will include talks, a panel discussion, and a pub quiz – will be a great opportunity to chat all things sci-fi and fantasy. 

The timetable for the event, which is held in the Durham Students Union building, will be:

11:00 Doors Open
11:30-12:30 Sarah Lohmann Talk
12:30-13:30 Justina Robson Talk
13:30-15:00 Break for lunch
15:00-16:00 Guest of Honour Panel and Q&A
16:00-16:45 Silly Panel Games
16:45-17:00 Break
17:00 Pub Quiz

About the Guests

Sarah Lohmann is a Durham University English PhD student working on feminist utopias. Her research looks at works such as Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time, Joanna Russ’s The Female Man and Naomi Mitchison’s Memoirs of a Spacewoman.

Justina Robson is an acclaimed writer of SF and Fantasy. She is best known for her Natural History and Quantum Gravity series while her standalone novel Silver Screen was nominated for the BSFA, Arthur C. Clarke, and Philip K. Dick awards.

Tickets on the door cost £5.00 for members of the public. For more information, see the event on Facebook or the website of the organisers, Durham University Science Fiction and Fantasy Society.

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