Why You Should Read Sci-fi and Embrace Your Inner Nerd

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Science fiction knows many faces, none of which are taken seriously by the larger literary world. Yet sci-fi's speculative elements generate a peculiar strand of theorizing that is unequaled by many other forms of fiction.

Martijn Loos maintains that the genre not only influences the way we think, but also what we are able to think, and therefore has a claim in what we should think. As such, he defends sci-fi's liberatory potential and will show you why you should embrace your inner nerd.
Period24 May 2022
Held atStudium Generale Tilburg, Netherlands