2020 Program Sessions

250. Science and Fiction in Developing Worlds

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - Skagit 3

Session Information


1: Developmental Dreams: Afronauts and the Square Kilometer Array

Cóilín Parsons, Georgetown U

2: Eat, Drink, and Be Black: Speculative Futures of Development Science in the Afropolitan Digestive Imagination

Samantha Pinto, U of Texas, Austin

3: Recycled Trash, Living Waste: Tracing Temporal Ecologies of Capitalist Ruins in Waste Tide

Frances Tran, Florida State U

4: Logistical Underworlds: Cocaine, Capital, and the Nonfiction Novel

Susan Zieger, U of California, Riverside


Aarthi Vadde, Duke U


Jenny Sharpe, U of California, Los Angeles