Pacific Views Library Speaker Series: ‘Science Fiction and Creative Self-Destruction’

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM


Free Event

Carl Gutierrez-Jones, UCSB Professor of English and Associate Vice Chancellor, Undergraduate Education, will present “Science Fiction and Creative Self-Destruction” as part of UCSB Library’s Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series. Contemporary science fiction is fascinated with suicide, Gutierrez-Jones says. What does suicidal crisis mean in recent sci-fi films and texts? Admission is free; a reception will follow. 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, Pacific View Room, UCSB Library, 8th Floor, Ocean Side.
The Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series showcases UCSB faculty from diverse disciplines speaking about their current research, publications, or creative work. Talks are held in the Library’s 8th floor Pacific View Room. The series is co-sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor.