Our Future is Garbage: Rejecting Climate Despair in Speculative Science Fiction
R Baker / University of California, Santa Barbara

Baker discusses hope and despair in the face of climate crisis as manifest in science fiction media narratives, focusing on Pixar’s WALL-E (2008), Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (1968), and Rosaura Sanchez and Beatrice Pita’s Lunar Braceros: 2125-2148 (2019).

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Queer City: Interactive Storytelling through Twine as Queer Archival Resistance in Bangladesh
Mohammed Rashid / The University of Texas at Dallas

Mohammed Rashid explores how Twine, a digital media platform, and more specifically, the Queer City interactive project, acts as a clandestine method of queer archiving and archival resistance through which the experiences and stories of the Bangladeshi queer community may be protected, archived, and carefully circulated.

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