Minotaurs in space helmets: Using myth in science fiction

2 Sep 2010 16:00
2 Sep 2010 17:00

What use are the myths of the world’s cultures to the creation of science fiction? Are there archetypal stories we can draw from to create new worlds and ideas, or are they best suited for re-telling classical stories with a high-tech or otherworldly perspective? A look at what’s been done, who did it best, and why.
Thursday 1600 Room 219