Neurodiversity in SFF

What:
Talk
When:
Saturday Apr 15   02:30 PM to 03:30 PM (1 hour)
Where:
Salisbury
Tags:
Disability in SF
Discussion:
0
Two talks discuss different aspects of neurodiversity. Sarita Robinson presents positive aspects associated with being dyslexic. Fiona Moore explores positive and negative portrayals of neurodiversity in sff and how neurodiverse fans have interpreted sff, particularly focusing on Star Trek including Spock and Data as metaphors for high-functioning Aspergers' individuals.
Participant
University of Central Lancashire
Senior University Lecturer
Participant
Royal Holloway, University of London
Chair in Business Anthropology

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