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Unsustainable Talk

End-of-Term Celebration

Where: INTS 1113
Date: Wednesday, November 29th
Time: 11:30 AM- 5:45 PM

Colin Milburn

Keynote Speaker: Colin Milburn

Colin Milburn’s keynote address will focus on his experience establishing a personalized pathway for Science and Technology Studies (STS) on various UC campuses. Dr. Milburn cultivates graduate and undergraduate student engagement in a context that promotes the productive crossing of academic silos of knowledge acquisition and research. His areas of interest include science fiction, gothic horror, the history of biology, the history of physics, nanotechnology, video games, and the digital humanities.

Colin's research explores the intersections of science, literature, and media technologies. He is especially interested in the ways that science fiction has impacted the history of science.  His many books include Respawn: Gamers, Hackers, and Techngenic Life (Duke University Press, 2018) examines the role of video games in the development of high-tech culture and online activism.  At UC Davis, Milburn is a professor in the English Department, director of the Science and Technology Studies Department, and a professor in the Cinema and Digital Media Department.

Global Studies Program
University of California Riverside
3111 CHASS Interdisciplinary South
Riverside, CA 92521

Juliann Emmons Allison
Director and Associate Professor

Administrative Staff and Academic Advising

Please visit http://mfau.ucr.edu/