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Interdisciplinary, Cross-Campus Science Fiction Workshop: “First Experiences”

Posted on September 26, 2012 by admin

The workshop on Friday, October 5th, at 2 p.m. is the first in a year-long series of interdisciplinary, cross-campus Science Fiction workshops led by Dr. Nhora Serrano of CSULB’s Department of World Literature and Classics and Mike Buckley of CSUDH. There will be four workshops per semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Alternating location between CSULB and CSUDH, each workshop in the series will regard a different theme.

This first workshop entitled “First Experiences” will include a screening of the first sci-fi film ever made, Georges Méliès’s “A Trip to the Moon.” There will also be an open membership blog to promote participation and discussion.

For information updates, including readings and workshop locations, visit

Upcoming workshops for the 2012 semester: 


Friday, October 12th, from 2-4 p.m. 


“Science in the Science Fiction”


Friday, November 2nd, from 2-4 p.m. 


“Ships and Vessels”


Friday, November 2nd, from 2-4 p.m. 


“Robots, Androids, and “Artificial Intelligence”


These workshops are co-sponsored by the following:

Associated Students of Comparative Literature (CSULB),

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI),

Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics (CSULB), and

CSU Dominguez Hills.