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¡ãKeio University¡Çs G-SEC American Studies Project Presents¡ä
Paolo Bacigalupi's lecture

Date/Time 15:00-17:00¡¤July 26th¡¤2013
Place Conference Room A¡¤Research Building¡¤Keio University
Capacity ¤Ê¤·
Abstract ¡ÚTitle¡Û "Science Fiction in American Literary History" ¢¨Details will be placed in ¡ÈScience Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan¡Éhomepage in a few days. http://sfwj50.jp/ ¡ÚModerator¡Û Takayuki Tatsumi ( Professor, Keio University) ¡ÚCoodinator¡Û Hisayo Ogushi ( Associate Professor, Keio University) ¡ÚSponsor¡Û Keio University's Society for the Arts and Letters, Keio University's G-SEC American Studies Project ¡ÚAdmission¡Û Free ¡ÚIntroducing Guest Writers¡Û Paolo Bacigalupi Highly appraised as a masterpiece recalling "both William Gibson and Ian McDonald at heir very best"(Publishers Weekly) and an important book describing "An extraordinary, virtuoso, shock-immersion rendering of a transformed world"(John Clute, SCI FI Wire), his first novel The Windup Girl (2009; tr. Kazue Tanaka & Hiroshi Kaneko, Tokyo: Hayakawa Publishers, 2011) has won incredibly numerous and prestigious awards such as: the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Locus Award, the Compton Crook Award, the John W. Campbell Award, and the Seiun Award. His next novel Ship Breaker (2010; tr. Kazue Takana, Tokyo: Hayakawa Publishers, 2012) was nominated for the National Book Award. His third novel The Drowned Cities (2012)¡¡ is a finalist for the L.A.Times Book Prize. His short story "The Calorie Man" (2005; tr. Naoya Nakahara & Hiroshi Kaneko, Tokyo: Hayakawa Publishers, 2012) included in Pump Six and Other Stories (2008) won the Theodore Sturgeon Award. http://windupstories.com/
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