When: April 12th @ 5:15pm (ET)
Where: Hayden Library Nexus Space, 14S-130
Register here: https://litatmit-malkaolder.eventbrite.com
Virtual STARR Forum: Governing the Unpredictable: Disasters, the State, and Futures
When: Wednesday, April 13th @ 4:30pm (ET)
Where: Virtual Event; Registration Required for zoom.
Malka Older is a writer, aid worker, and sociologist. Her science-fiction political thriller Infomocracy was named one of the best books of 2016 by Kirkus, Book Riot, and the Washington Post. She has been the lead writer for two seasons of the licensed Orphan Black audio sequel on Realm, and her acclaimed short story collection And Other Disasters came out in November 2019. Her novella The Mimicking of Known Successes, a murder mystery set on a gas giant planet, comes out in early 2023. She is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University, where she teaches on humanitarian aid and predictive fictions, and hosts the Science Fiction Sparkle Salon. Her opinions can be found in The New York Times, The Nation, Foreign Policy, and NBC THINK, among other places.
Sponsored by the MIT Literature Section & Center of International Studies’ STARR Forum.
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