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Sunday, October 6 • 12:00pm - 1:00am
Our Robots, Ourselves?

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Robot as metaphor or technological inevitability? Where do man and machine intersect? Is there any humanity to robots? Are we all turning into robots? Disturbing or thrilling? Three authors discuss.

Moderators
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Jemiah Jefferson

Bio: | Jemiah Jefferson, a Portland-based writer, Dark Horse Comics editor, and all-purpose geek, is the author of Voice of the Blood, Fiend,ST*RF*CK*NG, and Mixtape for the Apocalypse. Aside from working, she occupies her time watching genre TV, being a massive fangirl, taking kitten pictures, and having incredibly elaborate dreams that all seem to be set in a combination of Reed College and a shopping mall. 

Writers
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Kathryn Davis

Bio:Kathryn Davis is the author of seven novels, including The Thin Place, Labarador, The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf, Hell, The Walking Tour, Versailles and most recently Duplex, which is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in September 2013. She has received a Kafka Prize for fiction by an American woman, the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2006 she won the Lannan... Read More →
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Daniel H Wilson

Bio: Daniel H. Wilson is the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse, as well as seven other books. Wilson earned a Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he also received Master's degrees in Robotics and Machine Learning. His non-fiction titles include How to Survive a Robot Uprising, Where's My Jetpack?, and The Mad Scientist's Hall of Fame. His novel Robopocalypse was purchased for film by... Read More →
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Timothy Zahn

Bio: | Timothy Zahn has been writing science fiction for over thirty years. In that time he has published forty-four novels, over a hundred short stories and novelettes, and four collections of short fiction. Best known for his ten Star Wars novels, he is also the author of the Quadrail series, the Cobra series, the Conquerors Trilogy, and the young-adult Dragonback series. His latest books are Cobra Slave, the first book of the Cobra... Read More →


Sunday October 6, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00am
Comcast Stage OCC, D-138

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