Perspectives on World Building

What:
Academic
When:
12:00, Saturday 1 Aug 2020 NZST (50 minutes)
Where:
Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)
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Helen Marshall

A Flare of Light or The Great Clomping Foot of Nerdism? M. John Harrison’s Radical Approach to Worldbuilding

This paper explores M. John Harrison’s provocative approach to a language-oriented worldbuilding as developed in Viriconium, a collection of his short novels and stories.This paper explores M. John Harrison’s provocative approach to a language-oriented worldbuilding as developed in Viriconium, a collection of his short novels and stories.

Barbara Postema

Wordless Worldbuilding: SFF Storyworlds in Comics

This paper will discuss several science fiction comics to demonstrate some of the visual methods used for worldbuilding in comics, from iconography to transmedia techniques.


Panelist
University of Queensland
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
Panelist
Massey University
Senior Lecturer

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