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: NZDT/Wellington
15:00
15:00
Reading: Ada Palmer 25 minutes 15:00 NZST  -  15:25 NZST  |  Programming , Reading Room 1
Speaker Ada Palmer |
Reading

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
13:00
13:00
Cory Doctorow and Ada Palmer discuss censorship and information control 50 minutes 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 4 (Webinar)
Speaker Cory Doctorow | Speaker Ada Palmer |
Dialogue

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
12:00
12:00
Kaffeeklatsch: Ada Palmer 50 minutes 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Programming , Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room
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Participant Ada Palmer |
Kaffeeklatsch
13:00
13:00
History and SF 50 minutes 13:00 NZST  -  13:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 2 (Webinar)
Panel
Science Fiction/Fantasy

Saturday 1 August, 2020

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

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
10:00
10:00
The History of the Book 50 minutes 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 3 (Webinar)
Presenter Ada Palmer |
Presentation
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
Comics/Graphic Novels