Ada Palmer

Novelist & Historian
Participates in 7 items

Ada Palmer’s Terra Ignota series (Tor Books: Too Like the Lightning, Seven Surrenders, the Will to Battle, forthcoming final volume Perhaps the Stars) explores a future of borderless nations and globally commixing populations. Ada teaches history at the University of Chicago, studying the Renaissance, Enlightenment, heresy, atheism, and censorship, and recently did a video series on censorship & information control during information revolutions, organized with Cory Doctorow (available online). She composes fantasy, SF and mythology-themed music, including the Viking mythology musical stage play Sundown: Whispers of Ragnarok (available on CD and DVD), and performs with the group Sassafrass. She is also disabled and a disability activist, researches anime/manga, especially Osamu Tezuka, early post-WWII manga and gender in manga, and has worked as a consultant for many anime and manga publishers. She blogs for Tor.com, and writes the philosophy & travel blog ExUrbe.com.

Sessions in which Ada Palmer participates

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
15:00
15:00
Reading: Ada Palmer - 25 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:25 NZST
Programming - Reading Room 1 Reading
Ada Palmer (Speaker)

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
13:00
13:00
Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar) Dialogue
Cory Doctorow (Speaker) Ada Palmer (Speaker)

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
12:00
12:00
Kaffeeklatsch: Ada Palmer - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Signup required
Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room Kaffeeklatsch
Ada Palmer (Participant)
13:00
13:00
History and SF - 50 minutes - 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar) Panel
Arkady Martine (Panelist) Farah Mendlesohn, BSFA (Panelist) Claire Bartlett (Panelist) Shaun Duke, Bemidji State University / The Skiffy and Fanty Show (Moderator) Ada Palmer (Panelist)

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
15:00
15:00
Sassafrass presents Viking Mythology Music - 50 minutes - 15:00 NZST  -  15:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 9 (Zoom Meeting) Concert
Ada Palmer (Performer)

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
10:00
10:00
The History of the Book - 50 minutes - 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Presentation
Ada Palmer (Presenter)
12:00
12:00
Comics and Manga in the 21st Century - 50 minutes - 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar) Panel
R.W.W. Greene, Angry Robot Books (Moderator) Ada Palmer (Panelist) Scott Edelman (Panelist) Jason Franks (Panelist) Queenie Chan (Panelist)