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Sunday, April 18 • 20:00 - 20:50
SFF In Non-Western Languages

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It is widely believed that science fiction and fantasy only develop in the Western world. Fantastic literature created in the rest of the world does not seem to reach a wide audience of readers. Is this really the case, or is it just a stereotypical notion?

We will talk about genre literature created in non-Western languages, their meaning and their future.

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Levan Tsertsvadze

Zaza Koshkadze - Born in 1982. Real name Levan Tsertsvadze, graduated in Georgian folk music from the Institute of Traditional and Contemporary Art in Tbilisi. He is an author, Screenwriter, Copywriter and Translator. Two of his short stories were involved in the annual anthology... Read More →

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Bogi Takács

Bogi Takács (e/em/eir/emself or they pronouns) is a Hungarian Jewish agender trans person and an immigrant to the US. E is a winner of the Lambda award for editing Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction, the Hugo award for Best Fan Writer, and a finalist... Read More →
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Regina Kanyu Wang

PhD fellow, CoFUTURES
Regina Kanyu Wang is a writer, editor and researcher born in Shanghai, China and currently pursuing her PhD under the CoFUTURES project at the University of Oslo. Her research interest lies in Chinese science fiction, especially from the gender and environmental perspective. She writes... Read More →


Sunday April 18, 2021 20:00 - 20:50 UTC
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