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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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3:00 pm

Serhii Plokhy presents FORGOTTEN BASTARDS OF THE EASTERN FRONT: AMERICAN AIRMEN BEHIND THE SOVIET LINES AND THE COLLAPSE OF THE GRAND ALLIANCE at Harvard Book Store

October 25, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning Eastern Europe historian and Harvard professor SERHII PLOKHY—author of Chernobyl—for a discussion of his latest book, Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: American Airmen behind the Soviet Lines and the Collapse of the Grand Alliance. About Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front At the conference held in in Moscow in […]

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7:00 pm

Gary Janetti presents DO YOU MIND IF I CANCEL?: (THINGS THAT STILL ANNOY ME) at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

October 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Free

Gary spends his twenties in New York, dreaming of starring on soap operas while in reality working at a hotel where he lusts after an unattainable colleague and battles a bellman who despises it when people actually use a bell to call him. He chronicles the torture of finding a job before the internet when […]

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