Program tags Archives: Cheryl Morgan

Masquerade

Take the stage on your own or bring your friends. Costumes from SF and fantasy, from books to films to comics to games to original work, are all welcome. Both performance and costume will be scored by our panel of judges, with prizes awarded at the Archipelacon closing ceremony. If you need background music, deliver the file to the Info Desk in good quality mp3, wav or aif format, or on audio cd no later than Saturday at 15.00.

Cheryl Morgan, Jukka Särkijärvi

LGBT Superheroes

Are Batman and Robin actually a gay couple? Which famous superhero hired a New York gang to beat up some lesbians? How far back can we trace queer characters in comics? Cheryl Morgan peers into comics archives and reveals that sometimes wearing brightly coloured spandex tights really is as gay as it gets.

Cheryl Morgan

Minds and Bodies in Genre Texts

Chair: Caroline Bassett

Anders Sandberg
Neural Chernobyl or Eternal Sunshine? Cognitive Enhancement in Science Fiction, Transhumanism and Bioethics
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Cheryl Morgan
Hell Is Other People: Gender Issues and Reader Response in Neil Gaiman’s “A Game of You”
Abstract of the paper

Merja Polvinen
Metaphor and Cognition in Catherynne M. Valente’s “Silently and Very Fast”
Abstract of the paper

Anders Sandberg, Caroline Bassett, Cheryl Morgan, Merja Polvinen