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We are just about to begin our first open research seminar of the year with world-renowned expert on fantasy fiction with professor Brian Attebury - first important matter is deciding how we're going to be pronouncing #anthropocene...
#Fantasy is more than just escapist nostalgia - Brian Attebury takes us back to Gilgamesh to explore how fantasy helps us convey the realities of our current reality
"Civilized man says I am self, I am master, all the rest is other": Brian Attebery employs #UrsulaKLeGuin to explore the myths of the anthropocene and the single story
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I remember visiting #UrsulaKLeGuin at her house to pick up a painting she donated to my parents to hang up at their university and thinking then as a teen, just as I do now, about how empowering it is that her career took off later in life.
She taught me that age was experience and not something to be afraid of. So much so that I wanted to be in my 40’s even then, living a life of creativity and adventure.
Like the way her and my mom would climb around the crater that became a lake and talk plants and science fiction and all the possibilities and probabilities.
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