Ada Palmer

Participates in 12 items
Ada Palmer’s is the 2017 Compton Crook winner for her first science fiction novel Too Like the Lightning (just released by Tor Books 2016), a tale of global politics in the year 2454. She is an historian of the Renaissance, Enlightenment, classical reception, the history of books, publication and reading, and the history of philosophy, heresy, science and atheism. She teaches in the History Department at the University of Chicago, and researches in Italy, often in Florence or at the Vatican Library. She is the composer for Sassafrass, an a cappella group performing fantasy, SF and mythology-themed music, and her Viking musical play “Sundown: Whispers of Ragnarok” came out on CD and DVD in 2015. She researches anime/manga, especially Osamu Tezuka, early post-WWII manga and gender in manga. She has published on the history of manga and worked as a consultant for many anime and manga publishers. She writes the philosophy & travel blog ExUrbe.com.

Sessions in which Ada Palmer participates

Friday May 26, 2017

5:00 PM
5:00 PM
9:30 PM
9:30 PM

Saturday May 27, 2017

10:00 AM
10:00 AM
1:00 PM
1:00 PM
3:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM

Sunday May 28, 2017

11:00 AM
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM

Monday May 29, 2017

10:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
11:00 AM