Panel 5: Speculation & Science
“The Extinction-haunted Setting of The Monster that Challenged the World (1957)”
Bridgitte Barclay (Associate Professor of English, Aurora University)
“Silent Running and the Metaphor of Spaceship Earth”
Matthew Thompson (Ph.D. candidate in cinema studies, University of Toronto)
“Christianity, Climate Change, and Cinema”
Everett Hamner (Associate Professor of English, Western Illinois University)
“The Future Is Wild: Speculative Evolution and the Post-Anthropocene”
Anne Schmalstig (Ph.D. candidate, University of Miami)
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