Ficcionalizações da Ciência no Mundo Anglófono V / Fictionalisations of Science in the Anglophone World V

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10:00 OPENING REMARKS – Carlos Ceia and Gabriela Gândara Terenas (NOVA FCSH/CETAPS)
10:30-11:30 KEYNOTE LECTURE – “Changing the World: Science  Fiction  and  Climate Action”  Greg Lynall (University of Liverpool, UK)

Chair: Gabriela Gândara Terenas (NOVA FCSH/CETAPS) 

11:30-13:00 PANEL SESSION 1 – Women, Literature and science
Chair: Fernando Clara (NOVA FCSH/ CETAPS)Remarkable Creatures: Fictionalising the Role of Women in the advancement of early-nineteenth-century science” Gabriela Gândara Terenas (NOVA FCSH/CETAPS)
“American TecnoFeminist Fictions and the Representation of Women Doing science” Teresa Botelho (NOVA FCSH/CETAPS) 
13:00-15:00 Lunch Break 
15:00-17:00 PANEL SESSION 2 – Nature, Science and Fiction
Chair: Maria de Jesus C. Relvas (Universidade Aberta/CETAPS)How Fiction bridged Science in the Eighteenth Century: Defoe’s Robinson CrusoeAna Rita Brettes (CETAPS)“Bulwer Lytton’s Literary Legacy – a Barometer of the Victorian Social, Intellectual and Scientific Climate” João Paulo Pereira da Silva (NOVA FCSH/CETAPS)“Scientific Methods in Detective Fiction: Sherlock Holmes’ Forensic Analysis” Maria João Brito (CETAPS)

“(Non)Fictions of Science in Edwin Morgan’s Poetry: A Translator’s View” Ricardo Marques (CETAPS) 

17:00-17:30 Coffee Break 
17:30-18:00 CLOSING LECTURE – “Engaging with afro-Retroism: Black Speculative Fiction and the Steamfunk Manifesto” Iolanda Ramos (NOVA FCSH/CETAPS)
Chair: Maria do Rosário Lupi Bello (Universidade Aberta/CETAPS) 

February 26 @ 10:00
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