AMP Blog: science fiction

Call for Session Proposals: Science & Social Movements

Why do organizers love science metaphors so much? Rhizomes, dandelions, "grassroots." Maybe it’s our conscious or subconscious desire to realign human social organization with the organization of the natural world.

AMC2012 Opening Ceremony: Experiments in the Species Self

The Opening Ceremony of the 14th annual Allied Media Conference will feature a three-part panel about storytelling and the fate of the world with presentations by transmedia science fiction storyteller Thenmozhi Soundararajan; writer, filmmaker and social and gender justice activist from Detroit, dream hampton; and Micha Cárdenas, an artist/theorist who works in performance, wearable electronics, hacktivism and critical gender studies.