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/(GMT+12:00) 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/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
13:00
13:00

Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar)

Dialogue

Cory Doctorow (Speaker)

Ada Palmer (Speaker)

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) 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/(GMT+12:00) 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/(GMT+12:00) 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)