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Spaces Between: Queering Speculative Fiction at GrubStreet

October 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm - November 24, 2019 | 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Grubstreet, 162 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$370

What is alien gender? How does the Otherworld express being Othered? In this course, we'll explore questions of gender and sexuality in speculative fiction, moving beyond Ursula LeGuin's classic The Left Hand of Darkness. This class will take a two-pronged approach to understanding the relationship between the queer and the weird, including discussions of writing […]

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6:00 pm

Sean Carroll presents SOMETHING DEEPLY HIDDEN: QUANTUM WORLDS AND THE EMERGENCE OF SPACETIME at Harvard Science Center

October 23, 2019 | 6:00 pm
Free

Harvard Book Store, the Harvard University Division of Science, and the Cabot Science Library welcome theoretical physicist and celebrated science writer SEAN CARROLL for a discussion of his latest book, Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime. About Something Deeply Hidden Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the […]

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7:00 pm

Jami Attenberg presents ALL THIS COULD BE YOURS in conversation with Laura Van Den Berg at Harvard Book Store

October 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Harvard Book Store welcomes JAMI ATTENBERG—bestselling author of The Middlesteins and All Grown Up—for a discussion of her anticipated new novel, All This Could Be Yours. She will be joined in conversation by acclaimed local writer LAURA VAN DEN BERG. About All This Could Be Yours “If I know why he is the way he […]

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Kate Wisen presents DRIVING IN CARS WITH HOMELESS MEN in conversation with Jenn De Leon at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

October 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Free

This event will be in conversation with Jenn De Leon, author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From. Serena, Frankie, Raffa, and Nat collide and break apart like pool balls to come back together in an imagined post-divorce future. Homeless Men is the collective story of women whose lives careen back into the past, to […]

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