The University of California Riverside, whose library hosts the Eaton Collection and sponsors a science fiction seminar, has announced a lecture series on science fiction in April and May 2009. Topics will include “The Histories of Science Fiction,” “Marxism, Cinema, and Some Dialectics of Science Fiction and Film Noir,” and “Help Me! A Short History of Science Fiction in Music,” among others. Some of the speakers will be N. Katherine Hayles, Veronica Hollinger, De Witt Douglas Kilgore, Roger Luckhurst, Carl Freedman, and Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr.
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